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Examination of Witnesses

Part of High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:30 pm on 11th July 2013.

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Photo of Lilian Greenwood Lilian Greenwood Shadow Minister (Transport) 2:30 pm, 11th July 2013

Ms Shaw, I wonder whether you can address the question about why passenger numbers on HS1 are fewer than was originally projected. What role have higher and premium fares played in deflating passenger numbers?