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South West Trains (29 October 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Claire Perry: ...money in the eyes of passengers. My hon. Friends have alluded to that. The good news is that the Government recognise that. For the first time in a generation, we are reinvesting real money in the railways, with 38 billion being spent over this capital period to the end of 2019. That is the biggest investment in rail and rolling stock since Victorian times. As my hon. Friend the...

Railways (Public Sector Operators) (29 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Martin Vickers: Subsidies and propping up ailing businesses at taxpayers’ expense are things that Labour Members understand, but taxpayers want value for money. They want reduced fares, lower taxes and a good railway, which is what we are achieving under the privatised system. Is Labour actually advocating renationalisation? That is what it sounds like. The plan would take us back a generation. It...

Morecambe Bay (Tunnel) (29 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Robert Goodwill: ...in connecting communities and enabling people to access jobs, services and leisure. That is why we have been determined to secure significant levels of investment in infrastructure, and in road, rail and other public transport services. We are committed to ensuring that this investment benefits all parts of the country, from north to south. Before setting out how much we are doing to...

Opposition Day — [8th allotted day]: Coalfield Communities (28 October 2014)

Nick Smith: ...alone. Our neighbouring valley boroughs need support too, and we need a valleys agenda to help us move forward. That is why I will continue to campaign for infrastructure improvements, such as the electrification of the valleys rail network and a new metro system. That would help to improve the access that valley people have to the bigger jobs market on the coast. We need first-rate...

Furness Line (28 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Claire Perry: ...debate and the hon. Member for Barrow and Furness (John Woodcock) on his stirring contribution. It is quite clear that everyone who is in Westminster Hall loves their trains and is passionate about the railway. I also pay my own tribute to Mr Robinson for all he did in working with the group that secured, saved and promoted what is a vital railway line. The Furness Line Community Rail...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Lighting (28 October 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Bob Russell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make it his policy to issue guidance to (a) Network Rail and (b) train operating companies that they should implement a replacement programme to introduce LED lighting in their premises.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Tickets (28 October 2014)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress he has made on his Department's plan in Rail Fares and Ticketing published in October 2013 to trial flexible ticketing; when he expects flexible ticketing to be rolled out and available across the whole rail network; what recent representations he has received from train operating companies on such tickets; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — House of Lords: East Coast Railway Line (28 October 2014)

Baroness Kramer: ...). However, both Franchised and Open Access Operators pay Variable Track Access Charges (VTAC) since these are set to reflect the direct ‘wear and tear’ costs that train services impose on the network when they are run. For Control Period 5 (CP5) the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) has held Open Access (both passenger and freight) VTAC at CP4 levels, whilst Franchised Operators...

Written Answers — House of Lords: European Rail Traffic Management System (28 October 2014)

Baroness Kramer: Network Rail, which leads the industry deployment of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS), is fully engaged within European groups involved in ERTMS rollout. In particular Network Rail is looking closely at the Danish deployment, which will deliver ERTMS onto mixed traffic corridors. The assessments of Network Rail are fed into national planning activities for ERTMS implementation.

Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: Infrastructure Bill (Roads Reform Elements) (28 October 2014)

John Hayes: ...governance framework for the new company. These documents explained how the governance regime for the new company would allow it the autonomy and flexibility to operate, manage and enhance the network on a day-to-day basis and deliver more efficiently, while ensuring it acts transparently, remains accountable to Government, road users and taxpayers, and continues to run the network in the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Govia Thameslink Railway (27 October 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the scope and purpose of the deep alliance between the new Thameslink franchise and Network Rail.

Written Ministerial Statements — Transport: High Speed 2 (27 October 2014)

Patrick McLoughlin: ...in the north. His report, Rebalancing Britain, has confirmed the Government’s strategy of developing HS2 is the right one. In particular, Sir David confirms that the strategic goal of the Y network to link Birmingham to Manchester and Leeds by high speed rail is right and should be delivered as quickly as possible. He makes recommendations for some small modifications. In addition...

Young People: Alternatives to University — Motion to Take Note (23 October 2014)

Lord Baker of Dorking: ...have to be made in all of this area of education. We are finding that some of the senior students at UTCs at 18, having got places at universities, turn them down. They turn them down to become higher apprentices: to go to work at Rolls-Royce or Network Rail or National Grid or Babcock, where they earn 15,000 a year and immediately do foundation for degrees. After 18 months it is up...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Tram-train Project (23 October 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Claire Perry: ...project, which introduces new services from Rotherham Parkgate to Sheffield city centre, is progressing. The seven new tram-train sets are being built, and modifications to the existing super-tram network and depot are well under way. Network Rail is developing its programme to modify the heavy rail network on which to run the tram-trains, including electrification from Meadowhall to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Rail Electrification Programme (23 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Toby Perkins: Following cost overruns on other electrification projects, Network Rail has said that it is reconsidering all electrification projects. Commuters in Chesterfield will be very concerned that that will mean delays or reductions to the midland main line project. Will the Secretary of State therefore confirm that the only review the Government are undertaking is about ensuring that they are on...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions (23 October 2014)

Kelvin Hopkins: A large gauge rail freight network capable of carrying lorries and lorry trailers on trains is being developed across the continent of Europe. In Britain, such traffic can only reach as far as Barking from the channel tunnel, so Britain is being left behind on these developments. Will the Secretary of State look seriously at proposals to develop such a rail freight network in Britain?

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Rail Network (South Wales) (22 October 2014)

Rail Network (South Wales)

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Great Western Railway Line (22 October 2014)

Claire Perry: ...valley branch lines allows capacity increases, through the deployment of new electric powered rolling stock, and the cascade of the diesel powered stock that they replace to non-electrified parts of the network. The Great Western Main Line will be equipped with brand-new Inter-City express trains, which form part of our commitment to provide better, more comfortable journeys for...

Infrastructure Investment (Stroud) (21 October 2014)

Neil Carmichael: ...a number of infrastructure-related issues involving my constituency. In 13 years, the Labour Government were effectively unable to find funding for the necessary redoubling of the Stroud to Swindon railway line. Just last week, finally and quite properly, we formally opened that redoubled line with the Princess Royal, as a result of the coalition Government’s delivery of 45...

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