Susan Williams, director of the North West Rail Campaign, welcomed the news. She said: "Virgin Trains has done a very good job and it would seem to be the most simple option at this time. The report is going to make interesting reading.
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A Virgin spokesman said a deal for 2013 was imminent, which has been welcomed in Greater Manchester. But union officials said until agreement had been reached, rail workers continued to be plagued by uncertainty and renewed their calls for the railways to be re nationalised.
A report into the franchise fiasco is set to be published before the end of the week. It will reveal exactly why the government had to scrap its decision to award the West Coast contract to FirstGroup.
are now discussing the details and expect a deal to be done soon."
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has revealed inflation was not taken into account and mistakes were made predicting passenger numbers when reviewing rival bids.
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uncovered flaws in the bidding process that saw current operator Virgin lose the franchise. Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson threatened High Court action.
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160m deal to run West Coast rail franchise during 2013
The future operation of the network, which links Manchester with London and Glasgow, was thrown into doubt when the government reversed its decision to award the franchise to FirstGroup in October.
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The DfT said it would explore whether to run the service itself from December 9 or strike an interim deal with Virgin to take charge of it for between nine and 14 months. It will then run two competitions to appoint operators for the following two years and an unspecified period beyond that.
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