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HS2 Funding Referendum Bill (23 January 2015) See 5 other results from this debate

Lilian Greenwood: I agree. Nearly all rail projects’ capital costs are publicly funded, although there are sometimes opportunities for private investment. I have no doubt that there will be opportunities to attract such investment in, for example, over-site development of stations in connection with HS2. However, when we need investment in our infrastructure, we must be prepared to commit public money....

National Infrastructure — Motion to Take Note (22 January 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Lord Deighton: ...is a big difference between the parties. The success in stabilising those public finances has been what through successive fiscal events has enabled us to invest more effectively in public infrastructure. On the public side, we are talking about the road network, the flood protection environment and Network Rail as the three key sectors. We have also made settlements that last right...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Railway Improvements (22 January 2015) See 4 other results from this debate

Claire Perry: Network Rail is delivering an unprecedented 38 billion investment programme for the period from 2014 to 2019, which will transform the infrastructure on the busiest parts of Britain’s rail network. Passengers will also see significant improvements in rolling stock, thanks to the Government’s unprecedented investment and the changes to the franchising programme. This will...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: High Speed 2 (22 January 2015)

Huw Irranca-Davies: On cost-benefit analysis of rail infrastructure and the Wigan spur, does the Minister agree that investment in the Tondu loop to deliver a half-hour instead of an hourly interchange at the Maesteg-Llynfi line would be far better in terms of cost? Will he meet me and Network Rail to discuss the Tondu loop, for which we have been waiting five years?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Railway Stations (Disabled Access) (22 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Patrick McLoughlin: My hon. Friend may have plodded; I think I sprinted because I was late for the train. The simple fact is that, as he well knows, Network Rail is designing the project and is expected to start on site in the summer of 2016, which will, I hope, address some of the problems for his constituents that he has just outlined.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Great Western Main Line (22 January 2015)

Claire Perry: ...period to 3 January, the First Great Western public performance measure was 82.5%. The average for the previous year was 87.7%. Both measures are below the target of 90.3% set by the Office of Rail Regulation for this franchise. I am sure that, like me, the hon. Gentleman has heard Network Rail, the regulator and many MPs saying that this is not good enough.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Railway Lines (22 January 2015)

Robert Goodwill: We are delivering 38 billion of investment on our existing rail network. In addition, HS2 will deliver a 42.6 billion programme to build a new railway, linking London to our other great cities. It will reach Birmingham by 2026 and Manchester and Leeds by 2033.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (22 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Claire Perry: ...of one of London’s oldest stations. I am glad that, directly after these questions, she will join me at the performance summit, which is being held on a cross-party basis, with the operator, Network Rail and the regulators, where we will be able to hear answers from those specifically in charge of running the railways.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail (22 January 2015)

Sir John Stanley: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will issue a direction to the Chief Executive of Network Rail to reply to the letter of 3 June 2014 from the right hon. Member for Tonbridge and Malling, and his subsequent letter pressing for a reply, regarding the establishment of a business and innovation centre at the Station Masters House at Edenbridge Town Station.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: London-Brighton Railway Line (22 January 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Caroline Lucas: ...) 07:44 and (b) London Victoria and Brighton at (i) 17:32, (ii) 17:44 and (iii) 18:02 between January 2014 and December 2014 where delays were attributable to (A) train operating companies and (B) Network Rail; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Public Expenditure (22 January 2015)

Claire Perry: ...Limited 24 3 Environmental Resources Management Limited 22 4 CH2M Hill UK 21 5 Mott Macdonald Limited 14 6 Capita Symonds Ltd 12 7 Parsons Brinckerhoff Ltd 8 8 Aecom Ltd 3 9 Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd 2 10 Deloitte 2

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways (22 January 2015)

Baroness Kramer: The National Rail Passenger Survey consults more than 50,000 passengers a year to produce the National Rail Passenger Survey (NRPS) - a network-wide picture of passengers' satisfaction with rail travel. This survey measures Passengers' overall satisfaction and satisfaction with 30 specific aspects of service can, therefore, be compared over time. The new approach to rail franchising - as...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: Finance (22 January 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Lord Bradshaw: ...variable track access charge for the 17 per cent of long-distance train paths into and out of King’s Cross allocated to open access operators; and how much additional income would be generated for Network Rail if those operators paid the same level of access charge as franchised operators.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways (21 January 2015)

Claire Perry: Signal failures are one of the biggest causes of delays on the network. For that reason, Network Rail has an extensive programme underway to improve both the standard and reliability of signalling across the national network. The Western Route is gradually benefitting from transfer of signalling to a single control centre in Didcot, and this process will eventually encompass the entire...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: South West Trains (21 January 2015)

Jonathan Lord: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much was paid by Network Rail to South West Trains because of delays to train services of (a) 15 to 30, (b) 30 to 60 and (c) 60 minutes or more in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: South Western Railway Line (21 January 2015)

Claire Perry: The Department does not hold this information, which is an operational matter for Network Rail.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Rochester (20 January 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Mark Reckless: ...he has made of the reduction in journey time from Rochester to London that will result from the new station in Rochester and the improvements to signalling on that route being undertaken by Network Rail.

Written Answers — House of Lords: East Coast Railway Line (20 January 2015)

Baroness Kramer: ...the full Control Period 5 (CP5) rates would equate to a real term average increase of 450% in the Capacity Charge from which Open Access Operators have no protection. In light of the Office of Rail Regulation’s statutory duties to promote the use of the railway network, protect the interests of users of railway services and to promote competition in the provision of railway services,...

Written Answers — House of Lords: East Coast Railway Line (20 January 2015)

Baroness Kramer: Decisions on the allocation of track capacity on the railway are matters for Network Rail and the Office of Rail Regulation. Clearly, where the number of available train paths on a route is constrained, as in the case of parts of the East Coast Main Line, the use of trains with fewer seats than the maximum operationally possible would reduce passenger capacity. However there are other factors...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Employment: North-west (19 January 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Colum Eastwood: ...Donegal in either, but maybe we should have. What have the Southern Government done to encourage outside investment? We talked about corporation tax, but they have also developed their motorway network and their universities and skills. The only place on the whole of this island that has not seen that investment has been its north-west corner, including north-east Donegal. North-east...

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