First Trenitalia to take over West Coast Main Line rail services
Written by Hit Music Radio News on 14/08/2019
First Trenitalia has won the contract to run rail services on the West Coast Main Line.
Aberdeen-based firm First Group and Trenitalia UK, a subsidiary that is ultimatley owned by the Italian government, will run the service as a 70-30 joint venture.
The Department of Transport said the partnership First Trenitalia will begin running services from 8 December 2019 until 2031.
The West Coast Main Line runs from London to Glasgow through Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester.
© Sky News 2019