ABINGTON, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 29:  A Virgin train passes along the West Coast mainline route near Abington on August 29, 2012 in Scotland. Earlier this month Virgin lost out to First Group in their bid to run a 13 year West Coast franchise starting in December and are now starting a legal challenge to try and maintain the service it has operated for the past 15 years.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)