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Estimates Day — [2nd Allotted Day] — Estimates 2014-15 — Department for Communities and Local Government: Devolution in England (2 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

John Redwood: ...Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. There is a good case for the English Transport Department to devolve some more powers to unitary, county and borough councils in the country. On the issue of railways, for example, we have a very expensive nationalised industry, which decides on the track, the track maintenance, the track investment and the principal train routes and is responsible for...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: WiFi (2 March 2015)

Claire Perry: ...the country owned, operated or leased by the public sector. Free Wi-Fi on trains will be delivered by train-borne equipment and operated using the best available coverage of the mobile networks. The Government has already agreed licence changes with the mobile network operators to achieve 90% geographic coverage of the mobile networks, which we expect will deliver an...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Hitachi Rail Europe (2 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether any compensation is payable by his Department or Network Rail to Hitachi Rail Europe under the contracts between those bodies in the event of delay to the commencement of Intercity Express Programme train testing on the Great Western Main Line or the East Coast Main Line.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Signals (2 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that Network Rail has access to sufficient signalling engineers and technicians to undertake design, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning of new signalling schemes including those in Control Period 5 to time and budget.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways (27 February 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many of Network Rail's Control Period 5 projects have had a cost determination under the Office of Rail Regulation's Enhancement Cost Adjustment Mechanism (ECAM); how many such projects remain to be assessed; how many of Network Rail's ECAM submissions have missed their deadline; and how many ECAM submissions have been referred back to Network...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Great Western Railway Line (27 February 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what records are available to Network Rail regarding the location of buried trackside signalling cables on the Great Western Main Line.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Repairs and Maintenance (27 February 2015)

Claire Perry: Expenditure to date on these projects has been committed over a number of years and by a number of organisations, including DfT, Network Rail, the ORR, local authorities, and the Train Operating Companies. In some cases, the expenditure is against multiple projects and is not easily broken down into the specific projects mentioned. We are therefore unable to answer the question in the format...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: North West (27 February 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the performance of Network Rail's principal contractor on the North West electrification project; and what estimate he has made of the number of working hours spent redoing completed work on the lines included in that project.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail (27 February 2015)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many planned possessions have been cancelled by Network Rail since 1 January 2015; and on how many such occasions were train and freight operators consulted in advance.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: Transforming the North’s Railway (27 February 2015)

Patrick McLoughlin: ...to realising their potential to become a “northern powerhouse” for the UK’s economy. On 27 October 2014, the government set out how it intended to work with Transport for the North, Network Rail and the Highways Agency to develop a new transport strategy for the north. A central plank of this work is improving the railways connecting the northern cities. As announced...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Road Traffic: Hampshire (26 February 2015)

Robert Goodwill: ...for possible sale or lease by the MOD. Any subsequent use of the land would be for consideration at the local level along with an assessment of the transport implications on the surrounding network. The transport assessment would not be the responsibility for the Department for Transport but would be for the local highway authority to consider. In addition, it is a matter for Network Rail...

Transport Infrastructure (West and South Cumbria) (25 February 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

John Hayes: ...the 1970s and the first time a Government have committed long-term funding to such a strategy, and it is important for Cumbria. We will invest 15.2 billion in more than 100 major schemes to enhance, renew and transform the network between now and 2020. That will take 69 new road schemes into construction over the next six years, as well as completing existing projects and delivering...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Skipton-Colne Railway Line (25 February 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions in relation to the possible reinstatement of the railway line between Colne and Skipton they have (1) held in the past six months, and (2) arranged to hold in the next three months, with (a) Network Rail, (b) Northern Rail, (c) bidders for the Northern Rail franchise, (d) Lancashire County Council, (e) North Yorkshire County Council, (f)...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Govia (25 February 2015)

Claire Perry: ...four weekly meetings with the train operators senior management team, where all aspects of performance under the franchise agreement can be scrutinised and challenged. In terms of Govia Thameslink Railway's (GTR's) delivery of services to passengers, while operational performance on its Great Northern route is robust, performance on its Thameslink route has been poor. Ministers and...

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

Claire Perry: 140 changes and 4 closures on the rail network have been approved since May 2010. This information is in the attached spreadsheet. By contrast, between May 2005 and May 2010, approvals were given for reductions in ticket office opening hours at approximately 300 stations with around a further 100 reductions agreed by the train operators with Passenger Focus (and London TravelWatch where...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Regional Development: Public Transport: Passengers (23 February 2015)

George Robinson: Does the Minister agree that free travel for the over-60s and the partial upgrade of our rail network has contributed to the growth of numbers on public transport?

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Technical Strategy Leadership Group (23 February 2015) See 4 other results from this answer

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the value was of support provided by (a) his Department and (b) Network Rail to the Technical Strategy Leadership Group in each year from 2010-11 to date.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Clacton (23 February 2015)

Douglas Carswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make representations to Network Rail and Abellio Greater Anglia on introducing a higher frequency of train services on the line between London Liverpool Street and Clacton, particularly at weekday peak travel times.

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

Claire Perry: Network Rail and train operators Southern and Thameslink are fully aware of the issues that caused the disruption to services into London Bridge from 5 January. Since that date they have worked closely to resolve these issues and improve reliability. Network Rail, Southern and Thameslink have committed to incorporate lessons learned from these events into the planning of future phases of...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget Bill: Second Stage (16 February 2015)

John McCallister: ...tax, and you probably need to be able to borrow to match the volatility of that tax. You would also need to be able to save in better years. However, what are we borrowing mainly to do? We are not borrowing mainly to build roads and infrastructure, to extend our rail network, to build schools and health centres or to do whatever is needed for the Executive's strategic plan. We are...

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