Twitter users pleased Virgin to keep contract


I spoke to a train driver two weekends ago at a wedding. He said Virgin Trains were pretty poor but First would be much worse.


The fact so many are happy about the west coast mainline deal vein scrapped gives you an indication of how good virgin trains are.


After experiencing such fantastic service on Virgin Trains yesterday it's great to hear that they're #backontrack and keeping the contract!


DfT rail deal official hits back

A senior Department of Transport official suspended over the mishandling of the West Coast Main Line rail franchise contract as hit out at her own department for "inaccurately portraying" her role and overstating her responsibility.