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Department for Transport to negotiate with Virgin on temporary operation of West Coast rail services

Rail industry news / 15 October 2012 /

“The cancellation of the InterCity West Coast franchise is deeply regrettable…”

Sir Richard Branson speaks out after West Coast franchise loss

Rail industry news / 15 August 2012 /

Following the DFT’s decision to award the West Coast Mainline franchise to FirstGroup, Sir Richard Branson said…

Virgin loses West Coast Intercity franchise

Rail industry news / 15 August 2012 /

Following a bidding competition, Virgin Rail Group will not be operating the new Intercity West Coast franchise…

Virgin Rail Group welcomes West Coast franchise extension discussions

Rail industry news / 19 May 2011 /

Virgin Rail Group is in discussions with the DfT regarding an extension to the current West Coast rail franchise agreement…