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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th September 2016.

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Photo of Stewart Jackson Stewart Jackson Conservative, Peterborough 12:00 am, 15th September 2016

The public consultation on the 2018 Great Northern timetable launches today, but I understand that the platform 5 turn-back facility at Stevenage may not be completed on schedule, jeopardising the promise of additional semi-fast trains to Peterborough. Can the Minister intervene and persuade Hertfordshire local enterprise partnership and Network Rail to sort this problem out as a matter of urgency?