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Scottish Parliament: Economic Opportunities of Independence (12 August 2014)

Elaine Murray: ...socially. Carlisle is by a long way our nearest city. We have much greater connectivity with Carlisle than we have with any city in Scotland. My constituents use Carlisle for leisure, shopping, access to the rail network and work. There is a whole barrage of reasons why people do not want to be separated from Carlisle. People who live in the east of my constituency access medical services...

Scottish Parliament: First ScotRail (Fines) (7 August 2014)

Alex Salmond: ...member will have noted that I have spoken out publicly to say that the public provider of the east coast service should be able to bid publicly for that line. It should be noted that the Scottish rail network has a 90 per cent satisfaction rating among passengers, in comparison with a figure of 82 per cent for the rest of the UK. There is still a lot more to do not only on the issue that...

Scottish Parliament: Commonwealth Games (Legacy) (7 August 2014)

Richard Lyle: ...to the park were carried out for the benefit for all. With Strathclyde Park being a satellite venue, transport to and from the venue was critical. In that regard, the games have seen a lasting improvement to our rail network, which has shown itself to be capable of coping with the large crowds that were seen at the games. In preparation for the games, more than £2 million was...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Crossrail Line (30 July 2014)

Baroness Kramer: To date Crossrail Ltd. has procured contracts to the combined value of approximately £7.6bn, not including the Rolling Stock and Depot procurement, the Train Operating Company contract or the on-network Network Rail works. Crossrail Ltd. has analysed its supply chain and found that approximately 97 per cent of contractors are based in the UK, 2 per cent are based in the EU and 1 per cent...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Euston Station (30 July 2014)

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Network Rail or HS2 Ltd will be the lead designer of the proposed Euston station development.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways (30 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Lord Berkeley: ...and Old Oak Common, and (b) the West Coast Main Line at Euston approaches, Watford and Milton Keynes. To ask Her Majesty’s Government what timetable planning the Department for Transport, HS2 Ltd and Network Rail have conducted for rail traffic on the West Coast Main Line following the opening of HS2 phase 1.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: North West (22 July 2014)

Claire Perry: The exact service patterns have not yet been determined by Network Rail and stakeholders. Further announcements expected 2016-17.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: North West (22 July 2014)

Claire Perry: This scheme involves the installation of new crossovers at Halton and Frodsham with a track upgrade enabling trains to operate in both directions. This work reinstates a rail link which will enable passenger services from North Wales and West Cheshire to directly access Liverpool City Centre and Liverpool John Lennon airport. Further details of the work to be provided by Network Rail early...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: North West (22 July 2014)

Claire Perry: The Government is providing £10.4 million in support of the Liverpool City Region Growth Deal, to fund the reinstatement of the Halton Curve. The scheme is currently being developed by Network Rail and detailed proposals are expected to be available early next year. Final sign off of funding for the scheme will be for the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership and delivery is...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Standards (22 July 2014)

Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he last discussed Network Rail's punctuality performance in Control Period 4 2009-14 with (a) Network Rail, (b) the Association of Train Operating Companies and (c) other members of the Rail Delivery Group.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Standards (22 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what discussions (a) Ministers and (b) officials in his Department have had with the Office of Rail Regulation about the level of fine imposed on Network Rail for its punctuality performance in Control Period four 2009-14; (2) what discussions he had with the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) about the fine imposed on Network Rail for...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Standards (22 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what criteria are used to establish whether delays over five minutes to a timetabled long distance train service are caused by (a) Network Rail, (b) the train operating company or (c) other factors; and what changes have been made to those criteria since January 2008; (2) what his most recent estimate is of the annual number of timetabled...

Written Answers — Transport: South West Trains (22 July 2014)

Kate Hoey: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the punctuality of South West Trains' passenger rail services in each month since that company formally entered into a deep alliance with Network Rail in April 2012.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: Electrification (22 July 2014)

Baroness Kramer: The Government’s intention to electrify the main line to Swansea and the Valley lines network in South Wales was set out in the 2012 rail investment strategy for 2014-19, on the basis of an agreement made between the UK and Welsh Governments in 2012. The Secretary of State for Transport met the Welsh Minister for Economy, Science and Transport on 16th July 2014 to develop these plans....

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: South East (21 July 2014)

Claire Perry: Following work recently undertaken by Network Rail, the emerging strategy for rail capacity on the Sussex route to 2024 envisages focusing investment on existing infrastructure, rather than reopening closed lines. Further detail can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/brighton-main-lin e-emerging-capacity-strategy-for-control-period-6 This strategy will be further refined...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Standards (21 July 2014)

Claire Perry: The regulatory targets for punctuality set by the Office of Rail Regulation for Control Period 4 applied to Network Rail, but not to the individual TOCs. ORR holds Network Rail accountable for its delivery to TOCs by enforcing targets agreed between Network Rail and TOCs.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Standards (21 July 2014)

Claire Perry: ...to the Train Operating Company (TOC) for performance above a set level benchmark, and from the TOC to the DFT for performance below it. The amounts paid are commercially confidential. The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) agrees track access contracts between Network Rail and train operators. These track access contracts provide for Network Rail to pay compensation to an operator in the...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Standards (21 July 2014)

Kate Hoey: ...Secretary of State for Transport what criteria are used to establish whether delays over five minutes to a scheduled commuter train service in (a) London and (b) the South East were caused by (i) Network Rail, (ii) the train operating company or (iii) other factors; and what changes have been made to those criteria since January 2008.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Wi-Fi (21 July 2014)

Claire Perry: The Network Rail penalty to be reinvested into improving mobile communications on trains is £53 million. The Department for Transport will work with the railway industry to establish a fund that will prioritise improved mobile communications on metropolitan and commuter train services into major cities across the country.

Written Answers — Transport: South West Trains (21 July 2014)

Claire Perry: The Public Performance Measure is a measurement of operator punctuality against the planned services for the day. This information is published on the Government website. The rail industry works to a four-week period (13 such periods a year) not monthly; year start is 1 April. The information regarding South West Train’s performance by four-week period is available at:...

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