Virgin Trains directly awarded new InterCity West Coast franchise

Virgin Trains will continue to operate InterCity West Coast services until the start of the West Coast Partnership contract.

UK: The directly awarded franchise which will see incumbent Virgin Trains continue to operate InterCity West Coast passenger services until the start of the West Coast Partnership contract has now been agreed, Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling announced on February 5.

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