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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways (28 Jul 2015)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...said in his statement on 25 June, important aspects of Network Rail’s investment programme are costing more and taking longer. The Transport Secretary has paused electrification work on Midland Main Line and preliminary electrification structure work on the North TransPennine Line east of Stalybridge. This will allow Network Rail to plan an integrated programme which delivers...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: North of England (28 Jul 2015)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether the pause in the electrification of the TransPennine rail line and Midland Main Line will affect (1) the ending of the use of Pacer vehicles on the Northern franchise by 2020, and (2) the terms and conditions relating to the re-letting of the Northern franchise.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Electrification (23 Jul 2015)

Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to fund and start the electrification of the Midland Main Line TransPennine rail line before funding and starting Crossrail 2.

Budget Statement — Motion to Take Note (21 Jul 2015)

Lord Scriven: ...What is the point of having the Oyster card when you are being put on train pacers which are the equivalent of sheds on wheels because investment has been withdrawn? Where is that investment for the Midland Mainline? Where is that investment for the TransPennine routes? The best way to deal with productivity is to link those powerhouses of the north together, yet it is on pause. Will the...

Public Transport (Greater Manchester) (21 Jul 2015)

Andrew Jones: ...of the work. We cannot tolerate cost overruns on the scale last seen on the west coast main line upgrade. The Transport Secretary has taken action to reset the programme and to get it back on track. This includes pausing the work on midland main line electrification and north trans-Pennine electrification east of Stalybridge, but let me be absolutely clear: this is a pause; it is not a...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Electrification (21 Jul 2015)

Lilian Greenwood: ...Rail is expected to deliver in Control Period 5 compared to the 2012 High Level Output specification and (b) variations to the Regulated Outputs Network Rail was committed to meeting relating to Midland Main Line electrification and TransPennine electrification as a result of the changes announced in that statement.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Electrification (20 Jul 2015)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 13 July 2015 to Question 5807, what the cost-benefit ratio was for the overall Midland Main Line upgrade package, including electrification and other works, on the most recent date for which figures are available; and what the cost-benefit ratio for TransPennine electrification referred to in that Answer was on the most...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Midland Main Railway Line: Electrification (20 Jul 2015)

Amanda Solloway: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he expects work on the electrification of the Midland Mainline to resume; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Rail Electrification (16 Jul 2015)

Dan Jarvis: Many of my constituents will now have to put up with slower services because of the Government’s decision to halt the electrification of the midland main line. It was revealed this week that in March, Network Rail agreed that joint decisions with the Department for Transport to defer upgrades would be required. Does that not show that Ministers must have known that the upgrades would be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Rail Electrification: Northern Powerhouse (16 Jul 2015)

Rachael Maskell: What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the cessation of work on the electrification of the trans-Pennine route and the midland main line on the northern powerhouse initiative.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (16 Jul 2015)

Mike Kane: ...north of England is Manchester airport, which is in my constituency. It relies on public sector transport for its market penetration. Does the Secretary of State understand that the cancellation of midland main line and the electrification of trans-Pennine routes damages Manchester’s economy and our potential growth?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Electrification (16 Jul 2015)

Harry Harpham: ...he has made of the effect on negotiations between the Government and Sheffield City region for a new City Deal of the suspension of work on the electrification of the TransPennine route and the Midland Main Line.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways (16 Jul 2015)

Claire Perry: We are not cancelling any projects. We have instead asked Sir Peter Hendy to re-plan the investment programme and he will report on this in the Autumn. In the case of North Trans Pennine and Midland Main Line electrification, the Secretary of State has been clear: this is a pause, not a stop, to ensure that it happens at the right time to deliver the most benefit.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: North of England (16 Jul 2015)

Justin Madders: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the cessation of work on the electrification of the TransPennine route and the Midland Main Line on the Northern Powerhouse initiative.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Midland Main Railway Line: Electrification (15 Jul 2015)

Lord Shutt of Greetland: ...Majesty’s Government, further to the statement by the Secretary of State for Transport, Mr Patrick McLoughlin, on 25 June (HC Deb, cols 1067–8), how long the pause is expected to last before the Midland Main Line railway route is electrified.

Isil: Ways and Means — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law (13 Jul 2015)

Harry Harpham: ...and development to boost productivity. The Chancellor is very good at announcements, but the Government’s record on delivery is poor. Just ask my constituents—they have been waiting nearly two years for the midland main line to London to be electrified, only to be told that work is being halted. So much for the northern powerhouse. Despite the increase in apprenticeships, too...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Electrification (13 Jul 2015)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the cost-benefit ratios were for (a) Midland Main Line electrification and (b) TransPennine electrification on the most recent date for which figures are available.


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