Tuesday, 4 September 2012

TSC brings ICWC protagonists face to face

This from the Transport Select Committee...

Oral evidence – Rail 2020: West Coast Mainline Franchise 

The Transport Select Committee will question Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Group and Tim O’Toole of FirstGroup over the Government’s decision to award the West Coast mainline rail franchise to FirstGroup.

Monday 10 September 2012

The session will take place in the Grimond Room, House of Commons.

4.05 pm

·         Sir Richard Branson, Chairman, Virgin Group Ltd
·         Tony Collins, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Rail Group

4.45 pm

·         Tim O’Toole, Chief Executive, FirstGroup plc
·         Vernon Barker, Managing Director, UK Rail division, FirstGroup plc

Eye hopes bouncers will be present in the committee room corridor?

Note to diary: Cancel appointments, plug in interweb and order large bag of popcorn.