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Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (26 Feb 2018)

Public Accounts: Rail Franchising in the UK. 4:00 pm; Other
Witnesses: ...David Horne, Managing Director, Virgin Trains East Coast Martin Griffiths, CEO, Stagecoach Group PLC Bernadette Kelly, Permanent Secretary, Department for Transport Mark Carne, Chief Executive, Network Rail Charles Horton, Chief Executive Officer, Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd

Scottish Parliament: ScotRail (Meetings) (8 Feb 2018)

Humza Yousaf: ...member will be aware that we are investing heavily in class 385 trains for the Inverclyde routes. There will be about 234 carriages in the 70 trains, which will gradually be introduced across the network. Having seen the new 385s in the Newton Aycliffe plant, I can say that they are fantastic rolling stock. In order to make allowances and allocations, drivers need to go through training....

Palestinian Children and Israeli Military Detention: A5 Upgrade (7 Feb 2018)

Alberto Costa: learn from my ethnic-Roman ancestry. Many Members will no doubt be aware of the huge strategic importance of the midlands to Britain’s thriving industry. Whether it is logistics parks, rail freight terminals or international airports, the midlands is a beacon for British industry and innovation. I am proud that much of that industry can be found in my constituency of South...

Scottish Parliament: Single-use Plastics (7 Feb 2018)

Roseanna Cunningham: .... Colleagues can register their constituency offices as water refill stations and encourage people to use them—it is free and easy to do. For obvious reasons, that means that we support the move by Network Rail to introduce public water refill points, and we are exploring with Scottish Water options for the introduction of public water refill points in private and public buildings...

Train Services: Telford and Birmingham (6 Feb 2018)

Lucy Allan: ...ways we are now cut off and somewhat isolated. Fifty years on, that self-sufficient model is not a model for a successful business centre, which requires excellent connectivity by both road and rail in order to thrive. Telford has become a significant population centre and a very important business centre in the heart of the west midlands. It has inward investment, enterprise, commerce,...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Forests (6 Feb 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...on the environment to ensure the right balance is struck between the expected social and economic benefits and the impact on the natural environment. The National Policy Statement for National Networks sets out the Government’s policy on development of nationally significant infrastructure projects on the national road and rail networks in England. The NPS is the primary basis for...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Department for Transport: Procurement (6 Feb 2018)

Nusrat Ghani: The Department’s remit within the transport sector is primarily delivered through its Arm’s Length Bodies: Network Rail, Highways England and High Speed Two Ltd. Assessments of a company’s ability to deliver its obligations is performed during each procurement exercise by those bodies.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Weather (6 Feb 2018)

Jo Johnson: Network Rail is improving the weather resilience of its railway infrastructure, both now and for the future. This includes significant work to ensure seasonal preparedness, with specialists on each route delivering plans for summer, autumn and winter which are reviewed and monitored by a National Weather Specialist. Network Rail is also improving infrastructure and investigating new ways to...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Gatwick Airport (6 Feb 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...assessment was carried out plans have progressed significantly for improvements to the station at Gatwick Airport and proposed improvements to the Brighton Main Line are being taken forward by Network Rail.

Rail Update - Statement (5 Feb 2018)

Lord Berkeley: My Lords, I detect a certain amount of ducking and diving in this very long Statement. I congratulate the Minister on keeping a straight face on some of it. However, the role of Network Rail is not mentioned at all. My understanding from several sources is that Stagecoach’s contract was based on Network Rail undertaking a large number of enhancements on the east coast main line so that...

Rail Update (5 Feb 2018)

Andy McDonald: ...Today’s announcement is yet another monumental misjudgment to add to a growing list of miscalculations by this Secretary of State. It is increasingly clear that he does not care about taxpayers, rail passengers or the rail industry itself, but will do everything in his power to protect and support Virgin, Stagecoach and their ilk, and the failed franchise system. Members on both...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Transport: Notification of a Contingent Liability (5 Feb 2018)

Chris Grayling: I have today laid before Parliament a Departmental Minute describing a Contingent Liability (CL) of £4 million associated with Solum JV. Solum JV was created in 2008 to help Network Rail (NR) deliver its agreed housing target. Since its formation, the Solum JV has delivered over 200 housing units, has c.200 more under construction (to complete by 2021) and a pipeline of c.1500 further...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: West Yorkshire (2 Feb 2018)

Baroness Sugg: As part of its long-term strategy , the Department for Transport has contracted longer trains and more frequent services, allowing rail commuters into Leeds to benefit from a 52% increase in the number of seats in the morning peak on TransPennine Express (TPE) trains, and a 37% increase on Northern trains. To more widely improve connectivity in West Yorkshire we have contracted various...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Safety (1 Feb 2018)

Jo Stevens: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many Personal Track Safety cardholders are (a) currently employed by Network Rail and (b) employed by Network Rail’s top 20 suppliers.

Scottish Parliament: ScotRail Services (Mid Scotland and Fife) (1 Feb 2018)

Humza Yousaf: As I said to Alex Rowley in the chamber last week, I completely understand the frustrations of poor performance for the customer experience, and I recognise that ScotRail has faced a number of issues and challenges across the rail network, particularly in the recent autumn and winter months, and not least in the Mid Scotland and Fife region. I fully expect the performance issues to be...

Prisoners: Outdoors Endurance Activities: A75 Euro Route: Upgrade — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (31 Jan 2018)

Alister Jack: ...Scotland with a first-class new port facility at Cairnryan. P&O has also invested a lot in its terminal and in its vessels. The investment those companies have made has not been matched with vital road and rail development to help the ports remain attractive and competitive. Frankly, if such private investment is not supported, that is a disincentive for future investment. The message...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Carillion (31 Jan 2018)

Jo Johnson: Network Rail is currently working on this issue with PwC. Network Rail has confirmed that sub-contractors to Carillion will be paid by PwC in respect of work relating to NR projects since 15 January 2018 until mid-April 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail (31 Jan 2018)

Andy McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the business risks faced by Network Rail in Control Period 6.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail (31 Jan 2018)

Andy McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much Network Rail will be permitted to borrow in Control Period 6.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Cross-border Transport (31 Jan 2018)

Antoinette Sandbach: Does the Secretary of State agree that the UK Government’s investment in the Halton curve significantly improves rail services between my constituency and north Wales, and that there was a missed opportunity with the Welsh Labour Government in the failure to include that train line in the TEN-T network in the last round of European funding?

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