Figures reveal that fewer than half West Coast main line trains run on timeRead the full story ›
The government has announced that Virgin will continue to run the West Coast rail franchise until 2017.Read the full story ›
A report out today claims taxpayers face a 'significant' bill following a government U-turn over who operates trains in our region.Read the full story ›
Virgin Trains will continue running services on the West Coast main line - which operates across the North West - for a further 23 months.Read the full story ›
Sir Richard Branson's train company is set to carry on running the West Coast Main Line which connects London with the North West.Read the full story ›
Rail operator Virgin has been asked to continue running the troubled West Coast Main Line for another few months.Read the full story ›
Rail operator Virgin has been asked to continue running the troubled West Coast Main Line for another few months, the Government said today.
The temporary fix has been proposed by the Department for Transport after its embarrassing U-turn over the award of a new franchise earlier this month.
Virgin's current franchise is due to end on December 9 but talks are under way about it remaining as operator for between nine and 13 months while a competition is run for an interim franchise agreement.
Virgin Rail is in talks with the Government about running the West Coast Main Line for another few months, the Department of Transport said today.
The Government is about to give an 18-month contract to Virgin to carry on running services on the West Coast Main Line.Read the full story ›
Rail campaigners will stage protests today to press for the renationalisation of the West Coast Main LineRead the full story ›