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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail: Contracts (22 Jul 2016)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 20 June 2016 to Question 40374, what the estimated values are of Network Rail's costs referred to in that Answer by (a) costs incurred with the supplier, (b) installation and (c) operational costs for the (i) Cardiff and (ii) Romford Rail Operating Centre.

Backbench Business: Summer Adjournment (21 Jul 2016)

Tania Mathias: ...Leader of the House to his post. Like the hon. Member for Eltham (Clive Efford) and my hon. Friends the Members for Gloucester (Richard Graham) and for Cleethorpes (Martin Vickers), I have concerns about rail services. I absolutely agreed with my hon. Friend the Member for Cleethorpes when he said that passengers must come ahead of rail companies. I have had many meetings and have been in...

Backbench Business: Snares (21 Jul 2016)

Rachael Maskell: .... Today would not be soon enough. That view is supported by 87% of vets. As we have heard, 95% of landowners do not use snares and nor do 250 municipal authorities. As my hon. Friend the Member for Bristol East set out, the RSPB, Network Rail and many other authorities no longer use snares. The reason is that they are indiscriminate, inhumane and the law covering them is not applied...

School Funding: Business of the House (21 Jul 2016)

David Lidington: My hon. Friend makes a very important point. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport and the new Rail Minister, the Under-Secretary of State for Transport, my hon. Friend the Member for Blackpool North and Cleveleys (Paul Maynard), have already met the operators responsible for Southern train services and Network Rail. They have emphasised the need for the operators to work...

Bus Services Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) (20 Jul 2016)

Lord Berkeley: ...that might want to take forward these changes. That is worrying, because it might put off a lot of local authorities from doing it at all. The noble Baroness mentioned the CMA’s work in the rail sector, which I know has been subject to quite a lot of debate—quite recently in your Lordships’ House. It made its decision on an open-access rail operator on the east coast...

Southern Rail: Disabled Passengers - Question (20 Jul 2016)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: My noble friend makes an important point. London is a very good example of how industry providers, suppliers and operators have worked together. On the rail industry, there are good examples, which need to be replicated across the whole network.

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (18 Jul 2016)

Transport: Improving rail passenger experience. 4:05 pm; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Jacqueline Starr, Managing Director, Customer Experience, Rail Delivery Group Dave Penney, Managing Director, Chiltern Railways Martin Frobisher, Route Managing Director, London and North West, Network Rail Richard Scott, Executive Director of Corporate Affairs, Virgin Trains

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Govia Thameslink Railway: Standards (14 Jul 2016)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department is required to consult (a) passenger groups, (b) trade unions and (c) Network Rail before the introduction of an emergency timetable on Govia Thameslink Railway services can take place.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: East of England (14 Jul 2016)

Claire Perry: The successful bidder for the East Anglia franchise will help us realise our ambitious plans for East Anglia’s rail network. We have been clear that as a minimum they must provide a modern service with state of the art trains, and also introduce at least two 90-minute services each way between London and Norwich. In addition they must invest heavily in improving stations. We continue...

Tay Cities Deal (13 Jul 2016)

Chris Law: I concur with my hon. Friend. In fact, 200 million has been invested in the rail link between Dundee and Aberdeen. To add to that, the recent link by air to Amsterdam has been wholly welcomed, and is a major boost for the Tay cities region. Digital connectivity is of equal importance to physical connections. Businesses now look to locate where they can receive a broadband service with...

South Manchester Transport Infrastructure — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (13 Jul 2016)

Andrew Jones: .... The overall budget is well over 200 million, but the Department’s contribution is 165 million or so. It is a proper partnership that shows we are serious about engaging with local partners to deliver the world-class transport network that the area requires. My hon. Friend mentioned the strategic road network. The road network is under pressure in Manchester, because of...

Govia Thameslink Rail Service — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] (13 Jul 2016)

Claire Perry: ...hon. and hon. Members on both sides for their contributions to this important debate. Before I look forwards, I want to take a couple of minutes to look back. One of my first jobs on becoming rail Minister in 2014 was to go up the Shard and welcome this new franchise, and to celebrate the fact that the franchise had been awarded to an operator who, by all accounts, was well qualified to...

EU Referendum: UK Steel Industry — [Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (13 Jul 2016)

Anna Soubry: ...real evidence that those rules are working. We need good reporting, so that we can come back to say that we are absolutely certain that the new procurement rules are producing the results we want. Network Rail sources 98% of its steel domestically, or 145,000 tonnes over the next five years, and there is no reason to believe that that will change. High Speed 2 will need 2 million tonnes of...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Tees Valley Railway Line (13 Jul 2016)

Andrew Jones: The replacement of Pacer trains across the Northern network will be completed by December 2019, although the timing of when this will occur on individual lines will be a matter for Northern Rail.

The Oxford-MK-Cambridge Arc (12 Jul 2016)

Grahame Morris: ...Cambridge and Oxford expressed strong support for that idea, with support from their respective local enterprise partnerships. I am pleased to say that those councils, along with Norwich and Swindon, have come together to form the Fast Growth Cities network, which has also promoted the idea, with the support of the much respected Centre for Cities think tank. Again, the hon. Gentleman...

Compensation for Rail Passengers (12 Jul 2016)

Claire Perry: ...Member for Colchester (Will Quince) will forgive me, I will try to address directly the points made by the hon. Member for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes), because of course the Southern rail situation is very much at the front of my mind and the minds of others. The hon. Lady knows that the emergency timetable was put in place to try to restore some reliability to the services. It...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Calder Valley Railway Line: Electrification (12 Jul 2016)

Andrew Jones: Later this year the rail industry will present its initial advice to Government on investment needs for the national network, drawing on the outputs of Network Rail’s long term planning process, including its refresh of the national electrification strategy. Taking account of this advice and other inputs – including from Transport for the North - the Government intends to...


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