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Lead Story: Issue 605 14 Sep 2012

West Coast line to be nationalised if Virgin legal challenge drags on

The Department for Transport has confirmed that it is preparing to transfer passenger rail services on the West Coast Main Line to Directly Operated Railways (DOR), which is a state-owned body, if the legal challenge to the recent award of the West Coast rail franchise to First Group brought by Virgin Trains is not resolved by 9 December, the official hand-over date.

If this were to take place it would leave the ownership of both the main west and east coast rail lines in England in public...

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