InterCity West Coast passengers face the prospect of three different operators in three years thanks to the Government's franchise fiasco.
To provide long term stability for passengers & staff, Govt's not for private profit rail company should have taken over the ICWC service.
Transport Secretary is mishandling this rail crisis. He must rethink his decision to ask DfT Board members to run the 'independent' inquiry.
Rail operator Virgin has been asked to continue running the West Coast mainline for another few months after a Government U-turn.
One railway line, one fudged bid, three more sets of negotations and three years to put it right.
Sir Richard Branson's rail operator has been asked to continue running the troubled West Coast Main Line, while a bidding process is re-run.