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West Coast Main Line deal will go ahead, Greening says

Transport Secretary Justine Greening has told the BBC there will not be a delay in signing a new West Coast Main Line contract with FirstGroup.

Mrs Greening said the government would be "pushing ahead" with the contract, adding it was "a really good deal for the taxpayer".

There has been pressure from Virgin Rail, which currently runs the line, and from Labour, to delay the decision until Parliament returns.

First Broadcast 28 August 2012.

  • 28 Aug 2012
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