10th April 2006
Basically the Government gave First Trains the West Coast Mainline, and they suck. So this is to get them to reconsider giving it to Virgin. I wouldn't ask, but Virgin are massively better and I'm going to be commuting to Manchester daily for Uni this year, so I'm going to be using said train line a lot.
Obviously, this can only be signed by British people.
Voice of joy and sunshine
26th May 2003
It's a really crooked system that the last conservative government put in place on ideological grounds. One company (essentially the gov) owns the rails, and private companies bid for the franchise to run the trains on them. But the gov's bidding process is complete horse-shit so.... It goes to the person who can tell the most extravagant lies.
Virgin Trains has started court proceedings over the government's decision to award a new franchise to rival transport company FirstGroup.
Virgin to the rescue?