Read the 2015 Budget speech and debate
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High Speed 2 (25 March 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Robert Goodwill: ...heartily disagree with their report. The case for HS2 is crystal clear. It will have a transformational effect, supporting growth in the north by improving connectivity, freeing up space on our crowded rail network, promoting regeneration, boosting local skills, generating tens of thousands of jobs and helping secure the UK’s future prosperity.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (25 March 2015)

Jim Dowd: ...the Prime Minister about the continually dire position at London Bridge station, which is a cause of major concern? Is he aware of the abysmal service and the chaotic scenes that have accompanied Network Rail’s latest stage of development? Will he instruct the Secretary of State for Transport personally to take responsibility for resolving the debacle and for bringing forward an...

[Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — North Wales Economic Infrastructure (25 March 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

David Hanson: ...today on some of the key issues on which the next Government—whoever forms that Government—will need to focus in the next five years. Like my hon. Friend, I will concentrate on three particular areas: rail, broadband, and housing. I will also touch briefly on energy infrastructure. First, there is rail. There is a compelling case to improve the rail links from north Wales to...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Great Western Railway Line (25 March 2015)

Baroness Kramer: The final cost of the Great Western electrification programme has not yet been determined. Network Rail continues to develop, design and cost the electrification programme with both the Department for Transport and the Office of Rail Regulation. Network Rail must deliver the portfolio of electrification across the UK within its overall budget. We are working closely with Network Rail and...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail (25 March 2015)

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with Network Rail over giving the company compulsory purchase powers outside its permitted development rights to enable it to obtain access to its land or achieve small enhancements, maintenance and renewals more quickly and cheaply.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Clacton (25 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will direct Network Rail to limit the amount of weekend track improvement work on the London Liverpool Street to Clacton line.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Road Traffic Control: Lancashire (25 March 2015)

Robert Goodwill: ...hotspots in Lancashire on the A585 - Windy Harbour Junction and Bourne Way to West Drive, M6 junction 32 and M55 junction 1, and M65 junction 5. The Government and Lancashire County Council are also investing heavily in improvement of the rail network in Lancashire, including the electrification of lines between Blackpool, Preston and Manchester, the re-opening of the Todmorden Curve, a...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Honeybourne Station (25 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Peter Luff: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to instruct Network Rail to resolve the land ownership issues at Honeybourne railway station.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Stations: Overcrowding (25 March 2015)

Claire Perry: The Department does not hold this information, as this is an operational matter for Network Rail and/or the relevant station operators.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Mobile Phones (25 March 2015)

Anne McIntosh: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what estimate his Department has made of the proportion of the (a) major road network and (b) rail network that will be in complete not-spots in the period 2015 to 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: London Bridge Station (24 March 2015)

Claire Perry: ...made it clear that the recent disruption is unacceptable. While London Bridge will operate with a reduced capacity for trains until the redevelopment works are complete in early 2018, I expect Network Rail and the operators to deliver a reliable service to passengers. I will be closely monitoring their performance and will not hesitate to call them to account if required.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: London Bridge Station (24 March 2015)

Harriet Harman: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he next plans to meet (a) Network Rail and (b) Southern Railway to discuss the recent disruption to rail services at London Bridge station.

Amendment of the Law (23 March 2015)

Nicholas Soames: ...in my constituency. I note that my hon. Friend the Financial Secretary to the Treasury has now left the Chamber, but there are still Treasury Ministers on the Front Bench. May I enter a special plea to them? The rail services on the Brighton line and to East Grinstead are of immeasurable importance to commuters in my constituency, but they have been truly appalling since the works at...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: London Bridge Station (23 March 2015)

Robert Goodwill: Inspectors from the Office of Rail Regulation, in its role as the independent railway safety regulator, are investigating the circumstances behind the events at London Bridge on 3 March and the effectiveness of the measures Network Rail is putting in place to better manage these issues in future. This is a health and safety investigation and its purpose is to ensure that Network Rail has...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Greater London (20 March 2015)

Patrick McLoughlin: ...from the economic case modelling work undertaken. However, section 6b of the HS2 Phase One Environmental Statement Volume 5 Transport Assessment demonstrates the change in passenger flows at Network Rail and London Underground stations across London for the AM and PM peak periods. The document can be viewed here: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20140810181550/htt...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: Triennial Review of Passenger Focus (20 March 2015)

Claire Perry: ...). It has also looked at the control and governance arrangements in place to ensure that PF is complying with recognised principles of good corporate governance. PF represents the interests of rail passengers in England, Scotland and Wales, bus and tram passengers in England (outside of London) and passengers on scheduled domestic coach services in England. It will shortly be taking...

Amendment of the Law (19 March 2015)

Grahame Morris: ...will rebalance the economy and promote growth in the north-east? What does the northern powerhouse mean when there is a lack major infrastructure projects of national importance in our region? High Speed 2, for example, does not include our region, as it stops at Leeds. To benefit my constituents, Network Rail has suggested a cut in journey times from Durham to London of 11 minutes by...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Berkshire (19 March 2015)

Robert Goodwill: The electrification on the Windsor Branch forms part of the wider Great Western electrification scheme. We are working closely with Network Rail and the ORR to ensure delivery of these benefits as set out in the Rail Investment Strategy. Further investment has seen the modernisation of Reading Station area which is planned to be completed this Easter at a cost of 895m. In...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: East Midlands (19 March 2015)

Baroness Kramer: The specification of signalling equipment that is placed on the network is for Network Rail to decide. It is not a role for Government. There are no funded plans to electrify this route and the rail industry has not identified electrification of the route as an investment priority.

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