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Written Answers — Transport: Railways: North West (22 July 2014)

Claire Perry: The exact service patterns have not yet been determined by Network Rail and stakeholders. Further announcements expected 2016-17.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: North West (22 July 2014)

Claire Perry: This scheme involves the installation of new crossovers at Halton and Frodsham with a track upgrade enabling trains to operate in both directions. This work reinstates a rail link which will enable passenger services from North Wales and West Cheshire to directly access Liverpool City Centre and Liverpool John Lennon airport. Further details of the work to be provided by Network Rail early...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: North West (22 July 2014)

Claire Perry: The Government is providing 10.4 million in support of the Liverpool City Region Growth Deal, to fund the reinstatement of the Halton Curve. The scheme is currently being developed by Network Rail and detailed proposals are expected to be available early next year. Final sign off of funding for the scheme will be for the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership and delivery is...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Standards (22 July 2014)

Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he last discussed Network Rail's punctuality performance in Control Period 4 2009-14 with (a) Network Rail, (b) the Association of Train Operating Companies and (c) other members of the Rail Delivery Group.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Standards (22 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what discussions (a) Ministers and (b) officials in his Department have had with the Office of Rail Regulation about the level of fine imposed on Network Rail for its punctuality performance in Control Period four 2009-14; (2) what discussions he had with the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) about the fine imposed on Network Rail for...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Standards (22 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what criteria are used to establish whether delays over five minutes to a timetabled long distance train service are caused by (a) Network Rail, (b) the train operating company or (c) other factors; and what changes have been made to those criteria since January 2008; (2) what his most recent estimate is of the annual number of timetabled...

Written Answers — Transport: South West Trains (22 July 2014)

Kate Hoey: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the punctuality of South West Trains' passenger rail services in each month since that company formally entered into a deep alliance with Network Rail in April 2012.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: Electrification (22 July 2014)

Baroness Kramer: The Government’s intention to electrify the main line to Swansea and the Valley lines network in South Wales was set out in the 2012 rail investment strategy for 2014-19, on the basis of an agreement made between the UK and Welsh Governments in 2012. The Secretary of State for Transport met the Welsh Minister for Economy, Science and Transport on 16th July 2014 to develop these plans....

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: South East (21 July 2014)

Claire Perry: Following work recently undertaken by Network Rail, the emerging strategy for rail capacity on the Sussex route to 2024 envisages focusing investment on existing infrastructure, rather than reopening closed lines. Further detail can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/brighton-main-lin e-emerging-capacity-strategy-for-control-period-6 This strategy will be further refined...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Standards (21 July 2014)

Claire Perry: The regulatory targets for punctuality set by the Office of Rail Regulation for Control Period 4 applied to Network Rail, but not to the individual TOCs. ORR holds Network Rail accountable for its delivery to TOCs by enforcing targets agreed between Network Rail and TOCs.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Standards (21 July 2014)

Claire Perry: ...to the Train Operating Company (TOC) for performance above a set level benchmark, and from the TOC to the DFT for performance below it. The amounts paid are commercially confidential. The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) agrees track access contracts between Network Rail and train operators. These track access contracts provide for Network Rail to pay compensation to an operator in the...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Standards (21 July 2014)

Kate Hoey: ...Secretary of State for Transport what criteria are used to establish whether delays over five minutes to a scheduled commuter train service in (a) London and (b) the South East were caused by (i) Network Rail, (ii) the train operating company or (iii) other factors; and what changes have been made to those criteria since January 2008.

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Wi-Fi (21 July 2014)

Claire Perry: The Network Rail penalty to be reinvested into improving mobile communications on trains is 53 million. The Department for Transport will work with the railway industry to establish a fund that will prioritise improved mobile communications on metropolitan and commuter train services into major cities across the country.

Written Answers — Transport: South West Trains (21 July 2014)

Claire Perry: The Public Performance Measure is a measurement of operator punctuality against the planned services for the day. This information is published on the Government website. The rail industry works to a four-week period (13 such periods a year) not monthly; year start is 1 April. The information regarding South West Train’s performance by four-week period is available at:...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: Liverpool (18 July 2014)

Baroness Kramer: ...for the route of Phase Two of HS2, including options for serving Liverpool, were published and can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/options-for-phase -two-of-the-high-speed-rail-network The potential route of HS3 to introduce improved rail links in the north has not been decided. The plans are at an early stage. The Government has asked Sir David Higgins to produce a...

Business of the House (17 July 2014)

Ian Mearns: ...Given the location of his very scenic and beautiful constituency, he may be aware of the importance of transport infrastructure expenditure on the prospects for local economies. Given that Northern Rail and Network Rail do not have an investment programme in the next five-year control period for anywhere north of York, may we have a debate on the importance of transport infrastructure...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: Bus Services (17 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Heidi Alexander: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) how much Network Rail has paid to First Bus, its subsidiaries or companies where First Bus has an ownership stake for the provision of rail replacement bus services in each train operating company area during disruption caused during the recent winter storms; (2) how much Network Rail has paid to First Bus, its subsidiaries or companies where...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways: North of England (17 July 2014)

Claire Perry: The Department remains committed to rolling out smart ticketing across the rail network. We want the whole experience of travelling by rail to be modern, seamless and easy, starting with buying a ticket to travel. The Department’s plans for delivering smart ticketing on rail were set out in last year’s ‘Rail Fares and Ticketing: Next Steps’. This document set out our...

Petitions: Rail Services (Northern Lincolnshire) (16 July 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Claire Perry: ...on my predecessor, my hon. Friend the Member for Wimbledon (Stephen Hammond)—who I believe did a sterling job in this role—and on the Department, the importance that his constituents place on rail services in northern Lincolnshire. I am happy to say that the Government recognise the importance of rail services in the north of England, and also in my fine constituency which, as...

Written Answers — Transport: Carnforth Station (16 July 2014)

Robert Goodwill: ...Station. However, a significant amount of capacity will be released on existing lines as a result of HS2, which creates a huge opportunity for the reconfiguration and improvement of services. Network Rail has begun thinking about how to make use of the opportunities that High Speed Rail brings to the rail network as a whole, and you can read more about this in their Better Connections...

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