MPs have been hearing how an independent report into the West Coast Rail franchise fiasco was changed by the Department of Transport before it was published.
They have been hearing evidence about how the bid to run the line through the Midlands collapsed.
Virgin Trains lost the Government contract to rivals FirstGroup in August, but the deal was scrapped after ministers admitted there were flaws in the bidding process. Today it has been revealed names of civil servants involved were removed from a report published earlier this month.
The true cost of the fiasco over the West Coast Main Line franchise is only just beginning to become clear.
A critical report by MPS has condemned the £50 million cost to the taxpayer caused by the West Coast Mainline fiasco.
Transport Secretary and Derbyshire Dales MP Patrick McLoughlin has told MPs today that mistakes over West Coast should not have been made.