Consultation outcome

InterCity West Coast

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

This consultation was superseded by the new rail franchising programme that commenced in 2013.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Details of the award process, the aims and objectives for the InterCity west coast franchise and the proposed specification.


Consultation description

The InterCity West Coast franchise is expected to commence on 1 April 2012. This document aims to inform stakeholders of the:

  • award process
  • aims and objectives for the franchise
  • proposed base franchise specification.