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West Coast mainline row

The Labour Party is calling on the Government not to sign off the new contract for the West Coast mainline franchise, which includes the route from Holyhead to Euston, until MPs have been able to scrutinise it in detail.

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Job concerns as Virgin loses West Coast franchise

Virgin Rail has lost its franchise to run the West Coast Mainline including the link from Holyhead to Euston - a service which it has been operating for 15 years.

Passengers are promised major improvements with more seats and better services but there's concern over jobs and what it could mean for fares.

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