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Scottish Parliament: Cycle Capacity (Railways) (24 May 2017)

Claudia Beamish: ...research by Sustrans has found that cycle tourism adds £345 million to the Scottish economy every year, and Transform Scotland’s research has shown that “further development of the national Cycle Network and other cycle routes across the country could increase this figure substantially.” The capacity for bikes on trains is fundamental to that. In my region we have...

Scottish Parliament: Edinburgh to Glasgow Improvement Programme (18 May 2017)

Humza Yousaf: This week, I received a letter from Network Rail chief executive Mark Carne, which I have placed in the Scottish Parliament information centre. In his letter, Mark Carne advises: “Regrettably, it is now clear that a safety critical component is susceptible to failure and must be replaced. This will impact the energisation start date. We are working extremely closely and collaboratively...

Scottish Parliament: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (9 May 2017)

Rona Mackay: ...of State for Transport in England and Wales. Integrating the BTP with Police Scotland will make it fully accountable to the people of Scotland—entirely as it should be. With more than 93 million rail journeys made in Scotland each year and another 8 million cross-border rail journeys, it make sense for the BTP to be integrated to ensure full accountability to the people of Scotland...

Digital Economy Bill - Commons Reason and Amendments (27 Apr 2017)

Lord Fox: ...a Victorian house, I know one thing to be true. It is all very well stripping off the anaglypta and the woodchip, slapping on some Farrow & Ball, improving the coving and putting up a dado rail, but if you do not tackle the fundamentals you are pretty soon raising the floorboards again. It is the roof, the electricals and the plumbing that call you out. I had hoped that the Bill would...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Crossrail Line (27 Apr 2017)

Paul Maynard: The Department for Transport, in conjunction with Transport for London and Network Rail, has undertaken a feasibility study to review whether there was a case to extend the existing Crossrail 1 (Elizabeth line) route north to Tring via a link to the West Coast Main Line. It was thought that the link may provide improved journey times and connectivity opportunities along the route. However,...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Electrification (27 Apr 2017)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent progress has been made on his Department's plans to electrify the (a) Midland Main Line and (b) North Transpennine Route; and what Network Rail's estimated expenditure has been in each of those projects to date.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail: Disclosure of Information (27 Apr 2017)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, for what reason Network Rail has not published minutes of board meetings held since July 2016.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Lancashire (27 Apr 2017)

Paul Maynard: The Hendy Review in 2015 re-planned Network Rail’s enhancement programme and as a result Network Rail is spending around £15bn on enhancements. A key part of this programme is the ongoing assessment of investment decisions so that passengers and taxpayers get maximum value. There are no current electrification schemes in the West Lancashire constituency in this enhancement programme.

Colne to Skipton Railway (26 Apr 2017)

Paul Maynard: ...been an immense supporter of SELRAP’s work from day one. Even if no election were in the offing, I would still say that his commitment to and passion for the project have been noticeable. I have followed rail policy as a member of the Transport Committee, as a rail Minister and in between the two roles, and I cannot remember a time when he has not been raising the Skipton-Colne line...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Greater Manchester (26 Apr 2017)

Paul Maynard: The Network Rail Enhancement Delivery Plan sets out the outputs, scope and milestones for projects and ring fenced funds that Network Rail is committed to deliver in the current investment period, 2014-2019. According to the latest version of this plan, published in March 2017, electrification from Manchester to Stalybridge will be ready for entry into service from December 2017. The...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: North West (26 Apr 2017)

Paul Maynard: Network Rail’s Enhancement Delivery Plan update is published quarterly on its website. The Enhancement Delivery Plan was last updated at the end of March 2017 and the next update is due at the end of June 2017.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Greater Manchester (26 Apr 2017)

Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 30 March 2017 to Question 69312, on what dates Ministers of his Department have met representatives from Network Rail to discuss the delivery of rail electrification between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge stations.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Manchester Piccadilly Station (26 Apr 2017)

Paul Maynard: ...Manchester through the franchise period. In addition, as part of planning the next control period we are assessing the requirements for passenger capacity into Greater Manchester. Alongside this, Network Rail has applied for a Transport and Works Act Order for the Manchester Piccadilly and Oxford Road Capacity Enhancement scheme. A public inquiry was held in Autumn 2015 concerning the TWA...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: East Grinstead (26 Apr 2017)

Paul Maynard: In January this year £300 million was announced to boost resilience of mainline infrastructure on the Southern and Thameslink rail networks. The multi-million pound package of works will be delivered by Network Rail, who have made an initial assessment of delay hotspots. Work is expected to be completed by December 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: London-Brighton Railway Line (26 Apr 2017)

Paul Maynard: The Government published the London South Coast Rail Corridor Study on 2 March 2017, which underlines the need for longer-term investment in capacity and performance improvements on the Brighton Mainline. We are continuing to work with Network Rail to define funding needs and a programme for future activity. In addition, the Government has committed £300m to increase targeted...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Lakes Railway Line: Electrification (26 Apr 2017)

Paul Maynard: The Hendy Review made provision for the Oxenholme to Windermere electrification scheme to be developed, with a target of March 2017 for selection of a single priced option. Network Rail indicated that the estimated cost to deliver the scheme has risen. In the light of this, Network Rail has been asked to undertake a value management exercise to try to bring costs back in line with the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail: Land (26 Apr 2017)

Lord Berkeley: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the expected income from Network Rail’s disposal of operational freight land.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Roads: Finance (26 Apr 2017)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: In 2016/17, Highways England spent £3.1bn in total in covering construction and maintenance of the Strategic Road Network, and the Traffic Officer Service. The Government provided a total of £137.6m to local authorities from the local majors programme for the construction of new local roads. The Government also allocated £1.029 billion to local authorities for highways...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Income tax charge for tax year 2017-18 (25 Apr 2017)

Trudy Harrison: ...desperately requires investment in infrastructure to be able to thrive. Both professionally, working for the council, and personally, working with the can-do people in my community, I worked to shape policy giving our planning authority the option to be either the nail in our coffin or the key to our future. We trailed the streets and lanes, collecting and providing the necessary evidence...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Department for Transport: Secondment (25 Apr 2017)

John Hayes: The Department currently has 14 individuals on secondment from the following organisations: Organisation Number Innoaviate Ltd less than 5 University of Newcastle less than 5 Rail Safety and Standards Board less than 5 Grant Thornton UK LLP less than 5 VTEC less than 5 The Institute of Engineering and Technology of Michael Faraday House less than 5 HS2 less than 5...

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