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Written Answers — Department for Transport: East Midlands Trains: Bedford (15 Mar 2019)

Andrew Jones: ...will help deliver enhanced services from 2020. From December 2020, once the Midland Main Line upgrade is complete, passengers at Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, Bedford, Luton and Luton Airport Parkway will benefit from a new, dedicated East Midlands service into London St Pancras.

Transport Infrastructure: Essex — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (6 Mar 2019)

Priti Patel: ... capacity on the network and, importantly for all rail users, reduce delays. There are some long-awaited new developments, including Beaulieu Park railway station—or, as some call it, Chelmsford parkway—which will support new housing growth. A three-track or four-track option with additional platforms would serve to future-proof the line and to increase capacity. We also need...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cherwell Valley Railway Line: Electrification (4 Mar 2019)

Layla Moran: ..., for what reasons that answer did not specify when he expects the publication of the timetable for a decision to be made on the future electrification of the railway line between Oxford and Didcot Parkway.

Backbench Business: Greater Manchester Spatial Framework — [Graham Stringer in the Chair] (21 Feb 2019)

Andrew Gwynne: ...as it is, is the Tame valley. I raise the Tame valley because the main campaign that has brought the hon. Member for Hazel Grove and me together is a campaign against the extension of the Bredbury Parkway industrial estate. I am not against economic growth, and Greater Manchester needs to grow economically. It is not a bad thing to want jobs to be created in Greater Manchester, in...

GWR and Network Performance — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (5 Feb 2019)

Nigel Huddleston: ...there is nothing MPs like more than a bit of railway or GWR-bashing every now and again. However, we need to acknowledge some of the positives. My patch will have a new station, the Worcestershire Parkway station, which will be of huge benefit to my constituents. I just need to make sure that the trains run through it on time.

Rail Infrastructure Investment — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (17 Jan 2019)

Judith Cummins: ...of Bradford’s rail connections already operate under the disjointed legacy of two stations; adding a third station outside the city centre risks repeating the mistakes of the past. To be plain, a parkway station for the NPR outside the city centre would deliver neither the connectivity nor the economic regeneration that the city needs. It would represent an enormous missed opportunity....

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cherwell Valley Railway Line: Electrification (17 Jan 2019)

Layla Moran: ...Cherwell Valley Railway Line: Electrification, when he expects the publication of the timetable for a decision to be made on the future electrification of the railway line between Oxford and Didcot Parkway.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Oxford (14 Jan 2019)

Layla Moran: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the average cost per mile to the consumer was for rail journeys between (a) Oxford and London Paddington, (b) Oxford Parkway and London Paddington, (c) Oxford and London Marylebone and (d) Oxford Parkway and London Marylebone in 2018.

Petition - Bredbury Parkway Industrial Estate Extension (23 Oct 2018)

Andrew Gwynne: ...in my old place, but it is nice to be back up here on the Back Benches for a temporary period. I rise to present a petition on behalf of my constituents opposing proposals to extend the Bredbury Parkway industrial estate in the Tame valley, Greater Manchester. I am grateful to the hon. Member for Hazel Grove (Mr Wragg) for being in the Chamber to present the same petition from his...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: East Midlands Trains: Sheffield to London (11 Oct 2018)

Jo Johnson: ...capacity to be delivered on the midland main line is used to provide 50% more seats in the peak on the fast direct service between Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, Bedford, Luton, Luton Airport Parkway and London St Pancras. This will mean longer, quieter, more comfortable and more efficient trains.

Petition - Residential Development on Nicholas Road, Irthlingborough: Beeston Station (12 Sep 2018)

Anna Soubry: ...many more destinations than Attenborough does. Beeston is on the midland main line, one stop down from Nottingham on the way to London St Pancras, through stops such as Loughborough, East Midlands Parkway, Leicester, Market Harborough, Wellingborough, Kettering, Bedford on some occasions, and Luton Airport. The fastest service reaches St Pancras within one hour and 45 minutes. That is a...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Cherwell Valley Railway Line: Electrification (7 Sep 2018)

Layla Moran: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the timetable is for a decision to be made on the future electrification of the railway line between Oxford and Didcot Parkway.

Civil Liability Bill [Lords] (Money): Cycling: Gilligan Report (4 Sep 2018)

Layla Moran: ...routes between different developments, despite the fact that new housing could and should provide a new route between Abingdon and Radley, where the railway station would make a fantastic cycling parkway station. We need to make sure that when plans for the redevelopment of Oxford station come forward, proper cycling facilities are front and centre of them. Julia Bird points out that the...

[Sir Graham Brady in the Chair] (24 Jul 2018)

Alex Norris: ...for us to go further, and it would be really positive to expand our network. Similarly, East Midlands airport is a key part of our local economy, but it is hard to get to from East Midlands Parkway, and local roads are snarled up with associated traffic. A light rail link could be the perfect solution. We have talked a little about the past, but I want to focus on the future. In the east...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Stations: Wales (19 Jul 2018)

Jo Johnson: The Department has contributed towards major schemes at Cardiff Central and Port Talbot Parkway stations and a new station for Bow Street near Aberystwyth, together with investment in a new station at Pye Corner seeing it open just before 2015.

Railways: Wales - Question (2 Jul 2018)

Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist: ...seem remote. One of the aims of the Government is to spread prosperity across the whole of the UK. Does my noble friend therefore agree that one option to achieve this is to build a west Wales parkway station to the north of Swansea which could bring west Wales at least half an hour closer to Cardiff?

Business of the House: National Policy Statement: Airports (25 Jun 2018)

Kelvin Hopkins: ...at Birmingham, and that seems likely to expand in the future. There is a railway station actually in the airport, linked via Leamington Spa to the main Great Western line. It is not a remote parkway station, but can provide direct rail travel right into the airport, much as happens at Gatwick. With 125-mph electrified trains, non-stop on the main route, journeys would take less than an...

Community Transport — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (10 May 2018)

Robert Courts: The hon. Lady is absolutely right. I mentioned Our Bus Bartons, which from my constituency runs a service to not only the Banbury constituency but Oxford Parkway railway station. It provides vital links, not just to stations but to doctors’ surgeries, for people to go shopping or for young people to go to work. The impact and essential value of the services simply cannot be overstated. She...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Network Rail: Electrification (2 May 2018)

Alun Cairns: ...in Wales. The Department for Transport’s strategic outline business case includes a range of options, one of which is improving access to west Wales; that would be transformed by a Swansea parkway railway station, for which there is a growing demand. We are well aware of the Welsh Government’s interest in linking Aberystwyth and Carmarthen, and I think that those schemes would be...

Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill [Lords]: Magor with Undy Walkway Station (30 Apr 2018)

Jessica Morden: ...from transport and promote sustainable integrated travel.” Indeed, one of the unique assets of the future station is that it would be one of the first community adopted walkway—rather than parkway—stations. It would be based in a central location within a 10 to 15 minute walk or cycle ride for all residents of Magor and Undy. That would tie in closely with the Welsh Government’s...


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