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Bus Services Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) (Continued) (24 Oct 2016)

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: ...Reporting and Analysis System, and for bus operators and their contracting local authorities to collect and publish casualty data for public scrutiny every quarter. CIRAS is standard across the rail industry and began in 1996, when a team from Strathclyde University was asked to introduce a confidential reporting system for UK rail company ScotRail. It allows employees to report any...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (24 Oct 2016)

Transport: Rail franchising. 4:05 pm; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Mick Cash, General Secretary, RMT Mick Whelan, General Secretary, ASLEF Jo Kaye, Executive Director for Network Strategy and Capacity Planning, Network Rail Paul Harwood, Strategy and Planning Director (South), Network Rail

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Chippenham (21 Oct 2016)

Andrew Jones: ...have benefitted the Chippenham constituency: - Partly funded under the Department’s ‘Access for All’ scheme, 2.2m to install a bridge and lifts at Chippenham Station. The station officially opened by Network Rail on 22nd January 2016. - The A350 north of Chippenham from Badger Roundabout to Chequers Junction, A350 Chippenham Bypass is being upgraded to a dual...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (21 Oct 2016)

Andrew Jones: Spending Review 2015 restated the long-term budget for HS2 at 55.7bn (2015 prices). This is for the entire ‘Y’ network, including Phase 1 and 2. The government committed a separate 60m from the Transport Development Fund for the development of Northern Powerhouse Rail (sometimes known as HS3) at this year’s Budget. Transport for the North are leading the...

Heathrow (Southern Rail Link) (20 Oct 2016)

Paul Maynard: ...public transport can address inequality across the nation and in her constituency. The hon. Lady’s points raise some eternal truths of both transport and urban policy. Cities with good airport rail links are more productive than those without. The shorter the access time to the airport, the more productive that city is. Anyone who is here today hoping to discover our decision on...

BHS: Industrial Strategy (20 Oct 2016)

Jo Johnson: ...engine and the northern powerhouse. We have a strong framework in place to do that, such as through local enterprise partnerships or, as mentioned by my hon. Friend the Member for Wimbledon (Stephen Hammond), our network of universities and our enterprise zones. Through our science and innovation audits across the UK, led by local areas, we are mapping research and innovation strengths...

Petition - Student Season Tickets on the Lakes Line: Railway Stations: Car Parking Charges (19 Oct 2016)

Paul Maynard: ...Friend the Member for Rugby (Mark Pawsey) on securing this debate, on a subject close to his heart. As he pointed out, he wrote to me only last month to set out his concerns and those of the Rugby Rail Users Group. As he rightly points out, I park at Virgin Preston on the west coast, where price rises—admittedly, of only 20%—came in last July, so I am not personally...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Infrastructure: George Best Belfast City Airport: Railway Halt (18 Oct 2016)

Christopher Hazzard: providing that access and already has a significant market share of short-haul domestic services, aided by its accessibility to the city centre. There are currently no plans to provide a new rail halt at George Best Belfast City Airport. My immediate railway priorities must be to maintain and improve passenger capacity and remove bottlenecks on the existing rail network. However, that...

Broadcasting (18 Oct 2016)

Karen Bradley: ...conduct value-for-money studies of the BBC’s commercial subsidiaries. The NAO is held in very high regard, and it has extensive experience of scrutinising commercial and specialised organisations such as Network Rail and the security services. Finally, the Government have listened carefully to those who said that the BBC must better reflect and represent each of the home nations....

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail: Standards (17 Oct 2016)

Andy McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent assessment he has made of Network Rail's administrative performance in providing weekly operating and signalling notices to train drivers and other rail staff.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Accidents (17 Oct 2016)

Andy McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many platform train interface incidents that were reported on the national rail network in each year since 2010 involved driver-only operated passenger services.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail: Cardiff (17 Oct 2016)

Andy McDonald: ..., when he plans to announce the dates for the (a) planned commissioning, (b) delivery of contracted functionality and (c) installation of the first deployment traffic management system for the Rail Operating Centre at Cardiff.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Fares (17 Oct 2016)

Paul Maynard: The use of the Retail Price Index (RPI) is consistent with the general indexation approach adopted across the rail industry. The Office of Rail and Road uses RPI as the index for Network Rail’s revenues e.g. Track Access Charges. RPI is used widely across Government, including for index linked bonds, vehicle exercise duty, alcohol and tobacco duties, air passenger duty and climate...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Finance (17 Oct 2016)

Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2016 to Question 45695, what proportion of rail fares paid by passengers are reinvested in the railways by Network Rail.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: London Airports: Railways (13 Oct 2016)

John Hayes: Current investment plans include a number of improvements to rail and underground services to Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. The Elizabeth line will significantly improve links between Heathrow and a number of central London destinations. From May 2018, four trains an hour will run between Paddington and Heathrow Airport replacing the existing 2 train per hour Heathrow Connect service. From...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Road Traffic Control (13 Oct 2016)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...strategy for tackling congestion in our cities and towns and improving performance on our roads. This strategy includes providing significant investment in both our strategic and local road networks, as well as encouraging more sustainable transport including buses, light rail and walking and cycling. We are providing 15.2 billion between 2015 and 2021 to invest in our strategic road...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail: Industrial Health and Safety (13 Oct 2016)

Lord Moonie: To ask Her Majesty’s Government on how many occasions over each of the last five years Network Rail has been fined for breaches of health and safety legislation; and what safeguards are in place to ensure that fines are not passed on to the taxpayer or passengers.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail: Industrial Health and Safety (13 Oct 2016)

Lord Moonie: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there is any link between the salaries of senior managers in Network Rail and health and safety performance.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: Rail update (13 Oct 2016)

Paul Maynard: My Right Honourable friend, the Secretary of State for Transport (Chris Grayling), is today announcing that rail passengers will soon be able to claim compensation if their train is more than 15 minutes late under an improved compensation scheme. ‘Delay Repay 15’ will be introduced within months on Govia Thameslink Railway services, including Southern, and then rolled out across...

BBC Charter - Motion to Take Note (12 Oct 2016)

Lord Birt: ...of the charter places too much emphasis on reviewing the BBC’s services. It is as important to bring a distinctive approach to every genre, and to serve every section of the audience, as it is to consider the distinctiveness of individual networks and services. The drafting could, with benefit, underline that. The BBC has creativity deep in its soul, but history—and I do mean...

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