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UK Innovation Corridor - Question for Short Debate

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 9:24 pm on 30th April 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Barran Baroness Barran Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) 9:24 pm, 30th April 2019

The noble Lord is right that to maximise the impact of new trains, one would need more track, but I hope that I have explained the limitations on doing that in the short term. Obviously, there are other advantages from new trains, such as improving the speed of journeys, but the noble Lord makes a fair point that one would need more track in order to maximise the impact.

House adjourned at 9.39 pm.