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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons on 14th February 2019.

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Photo of Thomas Tugendhat Thomas Tugendhat Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee

While we are thinking about unfortunate absences, will you join me, Mr Speaker, in thanking the Tonbridge line’s commuters for highlighting the problem of ghost trains on the Tonbridge to Redhill line? On 30 December, 36 trains were advertised but only 12 ran. Could the Minister possibly do something to ensure that the train operating companies actually run the trains that they advertise?