Branson moots banks at train stations

Billionaire Richard Branson is fighting to retain his franchise to operate Britain's West Coast rail link and sees opening banks at stations as an option.

9th December, 2011
Branson moots banks at train stations
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Richard Branson, founder and chairman of Virgin Group said he may open bank branches at train stations on the main rail route between London and Scotland after buying Northern Rock.

Branson is considering drawing on his expanding finance business as he seeks to retain the West Coast franchise that transports 30 million passengers a year between the London and Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester.

“Virgin Money I’m sure would be interested in opening up banks along...

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