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Opposition Day — EU Referendum: Timing: Housing: Long-term Plan (9 Feb 2016)

Rachael Maskell: .... We have a great opportunity because of the York central site—not to be confused with my York Central constituency—which is a 72-acre brownfield site looking to develop alongside the expansion of the National Railway Museum and the enterprise zone, which is coming in to build the opportunities for business in the city. The problem with the York central site, which is public...

Social Mobility Index (9 Feb 2016)

Chloe Smith: ...for a social mobility hotspot, which is about practicalities, not abstract concepts. Norwich does not yet have good enough transport links. The report rightly notes that public transport links and links to the motorway network provide advantages for those from disadvantaged backgrounds in less isolated areas, through access to job opportunities and the attractiveness to education...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Crossrail 2 Line: Woking (9 Feb 2016)

Claire Perry: No decisions on either further government investment in Crossrail 2 or the final route for Crossrail 2 have been made. The National Infrastructure Commission has been asked to provide advice to the government by Budget 2016 on the best approach to large-scale investment in London’s transport infrastructure and this will include consideration of Crossrail 2. Their advice will help...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Luton Station (9 Feb 2016)

Gavin Shuker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions his Department has had with Network Rail on improvements to Luton station.

Great Western Railway Routes (8 Feb 2016)

Claire Perry: ...ahead and wondered why that was happening. The south-west has vital extractive industries and some brilliant talent, but we are, in effect, cut off. Whether it was what happened at Dawlish or other transport network issues that had to prove that, the events at Dawlish were a wake-up call for so many of us. The work done on restoring that line showed that where there was a will and funding,...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Great Western Railway Line: Electrification (5 Feb 2016)

Claire Perry: Network Rail is continuing to refine its work schedule for delivering the Great Western Route Modernisation programme and the Hendy Report is currently the subject of a consultation with stakeholders. A revised benefit-cost ratio for the programme will be produced after the conclusion of these important strands of work.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: South West (5 Feb 2016)

Claire Perry: ...possible and we are determined to do everything possible to stop damage like we saw in 2014 happening again. That is why we have invested 31 million into improving the resilience of the route, Network Rail spent 40 million on repairing and strengthening the line at Dawlish after the extreme weather, and routine maintenance continues to strengthen the line further. We are...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Suicide (5 Feb 2016)

Alistair Burt: ...departments and arm’s length bodies to take forward actions within the National Suicide Prevention Strategy. This also includes working with a range of stakeholders including the Samaritans and Network Rail to deliver specific suicide prevention activities and provide advice and guidance on suicide prevention. The Department provides financial support to the National Suicide...

Delay Repay Scheme: Rail Commuters (4 Feb 2016)

Claire Perry: ...this debate. Some people say that I seem to have drawn the short straw by having to participate in Adjournment debates on successive Thursdays, but I am always happy and keen to talk about the railways and what this Government are doing to try to improve them. I agree with many points made by the right hon. Gentleman, including the fact that the compensation system is not working as well...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Repairs and Maintenance (4 Feb 2016)

Caroline Ansell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with Network Rail on improved responsiveness for emergency repairs; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: South West (3 Feb 2016)

Claire Perry: Department for Transport officials are working with Network Rail and the Peninsula Rail Task Force within the context of the changes that will come from Hendy re-profiling and the Bowe review to establish which further studies are required to inform the Peninsula Rail Task Force report of June 2016 and the funding that could be available to support this development work.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Public Transport: North East (3 Feb 2016)

Bridget Phillipson: ...2015 to Question 19988, what progress he has made on finalising monitoring arrangements; and if he will support monitoring of the use of public transport and investment in the North East's bus and rail networks as part of those arrangements.

Scottish Parliament: Edinburgh South Suburban Railway (3 Feb 2016)

John Scott: The final item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-14678, in the name of Jim Eadie, on the reinstatement of the Edinburgh south suburban railway. The debate will be concluded without any question being put. Motion moved, That the Parliament recognises the ongoing campaign that is being led by the Capital Rail Action Group to reinstate the Edinburgh South Suburban...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (2 Feb 2016)

Anna Soubry: The hon. Gentleman makes a good point, and he will of course know that 98% of Network Rail’s tracks are made in his constituency. He can be assured that we will make sure there is real delivery on those procurement changes. May I just pay tribute to the councils of Corby, Sheffield, Powys, Cardiff, Rotherham and his own in North Lincolnshire, all of which have signed up to the new...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Midland Main Railway Line (2 Feb 2016)

Claire Perry: On all Department for Transport-controlled rail franchises, in England and Wales, free Wi-Fi is being introduced. All train operators bidding for new franchises and direct award agreements will have to present a phased implementation plan for free Wi-Fi. Currently c30% of train carriages operating within the DfT controlled franchises and serving c50% of rail passenger journeys have Wi-Fi...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Repairs and Maintenance (2 Feb 2016)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the statement on page 1 of Network Rail's report, Replanning the Investment Programme, published on 25 November 2015, that there will be a reduction in renewals activity in Control Period 5, what renewal works Network Rail intends to defer into Control Period 6; and what the planned expenditure was on those works in Control Period 5.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Repairs and Maintenance (1 Feb 2016)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 21 January 2016 to Question 22808, what Network Rail maintenance, renewal or enhancement works that were planned to be carried out under blockade the 2015-16 Christmas and New Year period were deferred.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Level Crossings: Eaglescliffe (1 Feb 2016)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: Network Rail operates at arm’s-length from the Department for Transport and is not expected to involve Ministers in its regular operational decisions such as its proposals for works at level crossings.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Manchester-Blackpool Railway Line (1 Feb 2016)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: The electrification of the Manchester to Blackpool train route is still in the design phase and the steel has not yet been purchased. Network Rail already sources 95% of its steel rail from the UK. Steel for electrification projects has typically been procured by principal contractors from a variety of sources, but Network Rail is currently seeking to aggregate volumes wherever possible and...

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