The Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin is due to give evidence at the inquiry into the Government's handling of the West Coast Mainline franchise today.
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.
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.