Results 1-20 of 2,010 for network rail
- Railways: Line Resilience — Question (10 March 2014) See 6 other results from this debate
Baroness Kramer: My Lords, the Government have commissioned Network Rail to undertake a study to identify options for providing a resilient rail route west of Exeter and rail access to the coastal communities in the Torbay area. We have also asked Network Rail to implement schemes already identified to resolve weather-related problems in the Thames valley and west of England. However, the immediate priority...
- Written Answers — Transport: East Coast Railway Line (10 March 2014)
Stephen Hammond: Applications for access to the network, including those made by Open Access operators, are considered in the first instance by the independent Office of Rail Regulation and then by Network Rail. This is a matter for them.
- Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (10 March 2014)
Stephen Hammond: ... 19,156,523 Atkins Peer Review of Airports Commission Project 12,605 Modelling Services—HS2 Forecast Update (WP4) 174,510 Atkins Mata Analysis of Local Major Scheme Evaluations 32,268 Modelling Services—Network Assumptions Update (WP5) 589,448 Atkins eCall UK Report and Impact Assessment 2013 27,886 Lot 3 Country North EIAC...
- Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Tickets (10 March 2014)
Stephen Hammond: ...Southeastern The total budget for the programme is £45 million. Until the geographic scope is finalised it is not yet possible to estimate what proportion of that will be spent on each part of the rail network. The competition for the flexible ticketing trial is currently scheduled to commence later in 2014 by issuing requests for proposal to all train operators that are signatories...
- Business of the House (6 March 2014) See 1 other result from this debate
Andrew Lansley: ...are bringing forward HS2, which will make the biggest difference since the Victorian era in terms of providing capacity and creating high-quality links between northern cities, to the rest of the rail network and beyond London. The Network Rail programme is the largest programme of rail investment since the Victorian era and many of the areas that will benefit are in the north of the country.
- Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Electrification (6 March 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Caroline Flint: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the cost of rail electrification to electricity network operators.
- Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Flooding (6 March 2014)
Lord de Mauley: ..., it is important that we learn the lessons from the recent flooding. That process has begun. For example, many people had their Christmas affected by the disruption we saw to electricity supplies. The response of the Network Operators to that was strong, with 95.3% of disrupted customers restored within 24 hours. We are grateful to the staff of Network Operators who worked over the...
- Written Ministerial Statements — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Winter Floods (6 March 2014)
Owen Paterson: ..., it is important that we learn the lessons from the recent flooding. That process has begun. For example, many people had their Christmas affected by the disruption we saw to electricity supplies. The response of the network operators to that was strong, with 95.3% of disrupted customers restored within 24 hours. We are grateful to the staff of network operators who worked over the...
- Rail Network (Upgrading) (6 March 2014)
Rail Network (Upgrading)
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: European Rail Traffic Management System (5 March 2014)
Baroness Kramer: Network Rail are responsible for the deployment of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) on their network. They lead industry work streams on developing ERTMS on-train equipment for non-franchised train operators including freight and heritage services. We understand Network Rail have established a program of work for freight locomotives, working closely with freight operators....
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: Intercity Express Trains (5 March 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Lord Bradshaw: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether financial resources to cover the cost of deploying the Intercity Express Trains when they come into operation have been allocated to Network Rail by the Office of Rail Regulation.
- Estimates 2013-14 — Ministry of Defence: Department for Communities and Local Government — Private Rented Sector (4 March 2014)
Mike Kane: ...Granted a licence in 1929, it was established in 1933 by the Manchester city council by just one vote—56 to 55. Now it is one of the biggest drivers of the economy in northern England. Light rail is critical to the constituency. There is a long-established line through Sale and a route in development through Wythenshawe to Manchester airport. Heavy rail is also critical, with the...
- A303 — [Dr William McCrea in the Chair] (4 March 2014) See 2 other results from this debate
Robert Goodwill: ...the National Trust, to look at the short-term issues likely to arise this summer. Given the flooding that we have seen over recent weeks and months, I emphasise to my hon. Friend that the strategic road network in the south-west has performed well, although there was a closure one weekend. By and large, the network has been kept running, keeping the south-west open for business during this...
- Public Bill Committee: Consumer Rights Bill: Clause 48 - Contracts covered by this Chapter (4 March 2014)
Laura Sandys: The issue is particularly about regulated industries. We have Network Rail’s website, but the rights should be front-of-house and accessible. I thank the Minister for taking the issue forward.
- Written Answers — Treasury: Railways: Floods (4 March 2014)
Stephen Hammond: .... It is too early to assess the impact on either the UK or SW economies. This will be done as part of the post emergency review which government has already announced. Studies being undertaken by Network Rail to consider long term options to ensure rail services to SW England can be sustained will also include an economic assessment.
- Estimates Day — [2nd Allotted Day] — Supplementary Estimates 2013-14 — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Managing Flood Risk (3 March 2014)
Tony Baldry: ...of flood defences. In Banbury, recently completed flood defences cost £17 million: £9 million came from the Environment Agency, but £8 million came from others, including the district council, Network Rail, Thames Water and local landowners. Many people have a role to play in contributing to making sure that flood defences work, not just the Environment Agency.
- Written Answers — Transport: East Coast Railway Line (3 March 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what proposals there are in the Network Rail Control Period 5 for the upgrade of the East Coast Main Line between Huntingdon and Peterborough; and if he will make a statement.
- Written Answers — Transport: Peterborough Station (3 March 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent discussions he has had with Network Rail on integrated transport and connectivity at the remodelled Peterborough railway station; and if he will make a statement.
- Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (28 February 2014)
Robert Goodwill: Since 2010 the Department has considered a wide range of alternative options to a high speed railway including the use of alternative modes, a conventional speed line and upgrades to the existing rail network. Our most recent assessment of alternatives focussed on enhancements to the existing rail network since these are the closest in delivering capacity and journey time improvements...
- Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Disability (28 February 2014)
Stephen Hammond: Network Rail and the train operating companies are required to have a disabled persons' protection policy setting out the services they will provide for disabled passengers, including staff assistance and provision of an accessible taxi for anyone who cannot access a particular station. If they carry out infrastructure work at a station they must also meet the EU and domestic standards set...