Virgin Trains takes government to court over West Coast route

  The Guardian 

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Virgin, Stagecoach and SNCF allege DfT breached its duties in barring them from tendering Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Trains has launched a legal action against the government’s decision to bar it from bidding for the West Coast rail franchise from 2020. The high court action – filed by Stagecoach, French national operator SNCF and Virgin Trains, which operate the West Coast route as a partnershi
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