Results 1–20 of 3990 for network rail

Petition - Changes to Local Bus Services in Torbay: Guards on Merseyrail Trains (22 Nov 2017)

Paul Maynard: ...but I suspect that divergence will increase as my speech proceeds. Merseyside in particular has experienced the value of the public-private partnership that has driven the renaissance in passenger rail services since 1996, but before I say more about Merseyrail in particular, I want to take a minute to look at the bigger picture. Just a few weeks ago, we published our rail spending...

Income Tax (Charge) (22 Nov 2017)

Ian Lucas: ...of the world-leading companies in the UK, including Airbus, JCB and the Wylfa 2 nuclear project. The private sector is investing in that area of the country. Virgin Media is investing in a superfast broadband network in my constituency of Wrexham, and a company announced last week that it was moving there, creating 250 jobs. They have confidence in the area. Unbelievably, the Government...

Durham Tees Valley Airport (22 Nov 2017)

Phil Wilson: Again, my hon. Friend pre-empts something I am going to say in my speech. I will mention the rail link, because it is very important. The airport can attract investment while taking into consideration trends in the UK regional airport sector. In the eight years between 2007 and 2015, the north-east of England was badly impacted by the global financial crisis, which affected the region’s...

Scottish Parliament: Flood Risk (22 Nov 2017)

Stuart McMillan: ..., the council established a flood action working group including representation from the police, Transport Scotland, Scottish Water, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, Scottish Natural Heritage, Network Rail, Ardgowan Estates, Historic Scotland, Amey and relevant council services. The group produced a costed flood action plan in 2010, which was in line with the initial...

Automatic Travel Compensation (21 Nov 2017)

Huw Merriman: a Bill to make provision for passengers to receive automatic compensation from travel operators in certain circumstances; to require train operators to ring-fence certain funds received from Network Rail for service disruption and planned possessions for the development of ticketing technology to facilitate the payment of automatic compensation for passengers; and for connected...

Scottish Parliament: Suicide Prevention (21 Nov 2017)

Maureen Watt: ...ear to speak about worries or ill health. Last year, NHS 24’s breathing space team ran an awareness-raising programme called the year of listening. I was pleased to learn last week of a new initiative by Network Rail, Samaritans and British Transport Police called small talk saves lives, which encourages the public to support those who may be in emotional crisis around them on the...

TV Licence Fee — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] (20 Nov 2017)

Helen Jones: ...watched news provider in the country, with 77% of adults watching BBC News at least once a week. In a time when trust in institutions is declining, it is still the most trusted news provider— 57% of people trust it, and the nearest rival is on 11%. It maintains a network of correspondents all around the world and is trusted not just in this country but abroad. Many people trust BBC...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Rail Delivery Group: Marketing (20 Nov 2017)

Paul Maynard: The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) is a private company funded by the membership fees paid by its members, which comprise Network Rail (a public body) and train company owning groups (which are private companies). The Department for Transport does not hold information as regards any specific contribution to In Partnership for Britain’s Prosperity made by Network Rail. The Department was not...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Edmonton Green Station (20 Nov 2017)

Baroness Sugg: The future timetable for Greater Anglia (GA) services calling at Edmonton Green is still under development. GA is working closely with Network Rail and Arriva Rail London, who operate the London Overground service, to ensure their timetable provides the frequency and capacity that meets the needs of the passengers who use these services at Edmonton Green.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Transport: Per Capita Costs (17 Nov 2017)

Jesse Norman: ....6 83.4 113.5 152.9 155.8 Yorkshire and the Humber 97.3 92.1 118.3 164.7 115.6 England 84.0 88.5 108.3 156.7 160.2 It should be noted that big projects, such as Crossrail, which is the largest infrastructure project in Europe, can significantly distort these figures. In addition to this it is not possible to allocate spending precisely on a project that...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Stations: Disability (17 Nov 2017)

Rachael Maskell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many and what proportion of stations on the rail network do not have staff available to assist disabled passengers who arrive at a station without having made an advance booking.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Rolling Stock: Alternative Fuels (16 Nov 2017)

Paul Maynard: ...and the carbon impacts of transport. The Department supported a recent successful trial of an independently powered train, an electric train with batteries to enable it to run across the entire rail network. It is also introducing Bi-Mode trains so that it is no longer necessary to run diesel power units when trains are running on electrified sections of the network. It is also closely...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Farmers: Suicide (16 Nov 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: .... We updated the strategy this year to strengthen its key areas for action. This included a commitment to use the excellent work done by organisations such as the British Transport Police and Network Rail in engaging other sectors where people may be at higher risk of suicide. The Office for National Statistics published research this year on suicide risk in occupational groups and...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line (16 Nov 2017)

Baroness Sugg: The Government has recently announced an expected Rail expenditure of around £47.9bn for Network Rail in England and Wales over the new Control Period from 2019 to 2024. This includes funding to support a significant increase in renewals activity across the network compared with the current Control Period and increases maintenance spending to deliver a more reliable railway. Network...

Scottish Parliament: Incontinence (16 Nov 2017)

Monica Lennon: ...savings that are made by closing public toilets are surely offset by the even greater social and economic costs that are caused by social exclusion. I recently raised the issue of access to public toilets with Network Rail as part of my on-going campaign to improve access to vital sanitary products and ensure that legislation is in place so that no one goes without them. In many railway...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Stations: Public Lavatories (15 Nov 2017)

Paul Maynard: The Government is clear that customers should have access to toilet facilities at railway stations that are appropriate to their needs. According to figures provided by the Rail Delivery Group, there are currently 713 accessible toilets across the network.

Written Answers — Wales Office: Wales and Borders Rail Franchise (15 Nov 2017)

Alun Cairns: I hold regular discussions with Cabinet colleagues and with the Welsh Government to discuss the operation of Wales’ rail network. The UK Government remains committed to devolving franchising powers to the Welsh Government as agreed in 2014 and is continuing to support their procurement for the next Wales & Borders franchise, including the development of the South Wales Metro.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail: Staff (14 Nov 2017)

Rachael Maskell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many (a) BAME people, (b) disabled people and (c) women work for Network Rail.

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