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- Northern Ireland Assembly: Adjournment: Ballymena Bus and Train Station (10 December 2013) See 2 other results from this debate
Danny Kennedy: ...— that has been acknowledged, and I welcome that and thank Members for it — and, in particular, the very significant increases in the number of people using train services. Refurbishment at Portadown, Antrim and Bessbrook/Newry railway stations and the introduction of 20 more new trains are good examples of that investment. I am pleased to say that train journeys on the...
- Written Answers — Transport: Gatwick Express Railway Line (9 December 2013)
Stephen Hammond: Network Rail and train operating companies lead on communication with passengers over planned and unplanned disruption to services and this is underpinned by obligations in franchise agreements and operating licences. I am aware from officials that the industry is taking a number of steps to ensure the works are publicised extensively, including national and local media and through the...
- Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Freight (9 December 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Kelvin Hopkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many rail freight sites Network Rail has acquired from the private sector since 2000-01; and what the cost was in each instance.
- Petition — Heaton Chapel Train Station (Stockport) (5 December 2013)
Ann Coffey: ...that accessibility for disabled people at Heaton Chapel train station must be improved and barriers to transport removed in accordance with the Department for Transport’s March 2006 “Railways for All” strategy. The Petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urges the Department for Transport to work in conjunction with Transport for Greater Manchester,...
- Railways: Rolling Stock — Question (4 December 2013)
Lord Popat: My Lords, there has been underinvestment in our railways for the past five decades. This Government have embarked on an unprecedented rail modernisation programme. Between 2014 and 2019, the infrastructure operator Network Rail will spend more than £38 billion on running and expanding our railways. With regard to Manchester, new electric trains are being delivered for the First...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: National Infrastructure Plan (4 December 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Danny Alexander: I agree with the hon. Gentleman about the importance of electrifying the south Wales valleys line. That is why the Government added it to the Network Rail plan; it was not there before. I will certainly look at the case for accelerating it, if possible. The structure of this country’s rail industry is such that Network Rail is given a regulatory set of obligations and has to work out...
- Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: National Infrastructure Plan 2013 (4 December 2013)
Danny Alexander: ...today taking forward measures proposed by the Airports Commission by introducing a package of improvements to airport surface access. These measures include making available £50 million for a full redevelopment of the railway station at Gatwick airport (subject to satisfactory commercial negotiations with the airport), setting up a new study into Southern Rail access to Heathrow, and...
- Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: Consultation on National Networks (4 December 2013)
Robert Goodwill: The Department for Transport is launching today a public consultation on the Government’s draft National Policy Statement for National Networks (NN NPS) in England. I am laying the draft before the House and placing copies of the consultation in the Library of the House. The Department is also publishing, in parallel, its appraisal of sustainability of the draft National Policy...
- Written Answers — Transport: Goring and Streatley Station (3 December 2013)
Stephen Hammond: I have already asked the electrification programme to deliver footbridge and lift works at this station to make it accessible for disabled passengers. In parallel I have also asked Network Rail to nominate the station for funding through the Access for All programme.
- Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (3 December 2013)
Robert Goodwill: Section 1 of The High Speed Rail (Preparation) Act 2013 allows that the Secretary of State may, with the approval of the Treasury, incur expenditure in preparation for a high speed railway transport network, including: (a) on pre-construction activity (such as surveying and design); (b) in acquiring property; and (c) in providing compensation in respect of property likely to be affected.
- Written Answers — Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (2 December 2013)
Robert Goodwill: HS2 Ltd has obtained historical mapping from the Coal Authority which helped inform the route selection for Phase One. In addition, HS2 Ltd has also liaised with Network Rail and the Highways Agency regarding planning for HS2 in areas of historic mining activity. Once Phase Two of the project moves into the hybrid Bill development stage, which is due to commence in early 2015, further...
- Written Answers — Transport: Goring and Streatley Station (29 November 2013)
Stephen Hammond: Network Rail has provided a cost estimate for the provision of lifts to facilitate step free access.
- Written Answers — Transport: Level Crossings (29 November 2013)
Stephen Hammond: The Department does not hold figures for the costs of level crossing closure. However, this information can be obtained from Network Rail: Network Rail Kings Place 90 York Way London N1 9AG
- Written Answers — Transport: Cycling (27 November 2013)
Robert Goodwill: ...to deliver schemes to promote cycling, such as new and improved cycle routes, improved junctions and crossings; Bikeability cycle training to improve cyclist road sense and safety; increased cycle parking at rail stations; as well as some cycle hire schemes. We have invested £35 million specifically to deliver safer junctions for cyclists; this includes £15 million for junctions...
- Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Freight (27 November 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Kelvin Hopkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent discussions he has had with Network Rail about the acquisition of former British Rail freight sites from freight operating companies; and what his policy is on the transfer process that Network Rail should use in such circumstances.
- Written Answers — Transport: Shrewsbury-Wolverhampton Railway Line (27 November 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Daniel Kawczynski: ...of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the electrification of the line between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton being included in the Government's further electrification of the rail network.