Another 40 million down the drain

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:02 AM 03 Oct 12

West Coast Bid Fiasco

McLoughlin said the competition would eventually be rerun. Taxpayers will pay compensation of £40m to the bidders in the interim

"Unacceptable and wide-ranging mistakes within government in deciding the future running of Britain's most lucrative rail services meant the award of the west coast mainline franchise had to be scrapped", the transport secretary has admitted.

Can this lot get anything right?

  Forum Editor 11:13 AM 03 Oct 12

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