Stagecoach takes legal action against DfT after focus on 'unquantifiable' pension risks

Holly Roach
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Stagecoach has launched action against the Department for Transport (DfT), claiming it breached its statutory duties in connection with the West Coast Partnership railways franchise when disqualifying the firm over pension funding issues.

Along with its partners Virgin and SNCF, West Coast Trains Partnership - in which Stagecoach has a 50% share - issued a claim at the High Court, along with a judicial review claim. The claims ag...

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