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Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (25 Jan 2017)

Commissioning a feasibility study to consider converting the entire Southern Rail network to a roadway for autonomous vehicles – Lord Lucas. Oral questions; 3:00 pm

Railways Bill: Southern Rail (20 Jan 2017)

Andrew Jones: ...night celebrations or about replacement bus services. I understand the frustration that my hon. Friend and her constituents have experienced of the service that they have had. I expect Govia Thameslink Railway to be able to run a reliable and predictable service for passengers—that is an entirely reasonable expectation—so I can only imagine what it must be like to be dependent...

Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Bill (20 Jan 2017)

Andrew Jones: ...that mean? Of course the gateway for our exports and imports is through our ports, so it is not enough just to get goods off the ships—we have to get them to where they are needed. That is why the Government are investing in road and rail, as well as considering what the possibilities might be for improving connectivity to our ports. The point is that our transport is a network, one...

Leaving the Eu: Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice: Flooding: Ribble Valley (18 Jan 2017)

Nigel Evans: ...talking about spending 3.5 billion on this place, so I suppose that puts it into a bit of context. We need to ensure that the right sort of money is put in place to help to alleviate the problem. Companies such as Network Rail are doing a great deal of work in Whalley. It is working on the aqueduct because of the water that flowed from it. It is spending a lot of money in an area...

East Suffolk Railway Line — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (18 Jan 2017)

Paul Maynard: ...securing the debate but on eloquently putting forward the case for his constituency, as he always does. I join with him in congratulating the East Suffolk Travellers Association and the local community rail partnership on all the work they do to sustain this important line. I well recall his visit to my office to show me the delights of Lowestoft Central station, not least because that was...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Stations: Repairs and Maintenance (17 Jan 2017)

Paul Maynard: ...funding; 535k NSIP funding. Luton Station Amount/Comment: 5m of Local Sustainable Transport Funding was allocated to Luton Borough Council as a block; DfT does not hold information on how much was allocated by the Council to the railway station, but this money part-funded the High Town footbridge, the bus interchange and station forecourt enhancements, removal of old station...

Bill Presented: National Citizen Service Bill [Lords] (16 Jan 2017)

Nicky Morgan: It is a great pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Barnsley Central (Dan Jarvis). I speak both as a local Member of Parliament and as chairman of the all-party groups on heritage rail—the link will become clear in a moment—and on democratic participation. This debate is being watched in the House and outside by those with an active involvement in the NCS, and they might think,...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Finance (16 Jan 2017)

Paul Maynard: This money comes from Network Rail’s existing budget and work has been carried out on replacing worn tracks, hiring extra staff, improving train dispatch times, providing more Network Rail rapid response teams, accelerating track maintenance programmes, additional signal supervisors, improving bridge strike prevention, investment to speed up and identify the causes of delay and improve...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Great Western Railway Line: Electrification (16 Jan 2017)

Paul Maynard: Network Rail is delivering the Great Western Electrification Programme to the dates set out in the latest publication of their Enhancement Delivery plan. This includes completing electrification of the Great Western Mainline between London and Bristol Parkway by December 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railway Stations: Accidents (16 Jan 2017)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: During 2015/16 there were 5 fatalities, 52 major injuries and 1,388 minor injuries recorded on the national rail network in passenger incidents at the platform/train interface; information is not recorded on which of these may have involved trains which were driver-only operated or which had a driver and a guard. These represent, respectively, around one fatality in every 350 million...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Southern: Standards (13 Jan 2017)

Paul Maynard: ...with the serious intention of actually resolving this dispute and to put passengers interests first. We have brought in Chris Gibb to head a new project board, working with the train operator, Network Rail and the Department, to explore how to achieve a rapid improvement to services for the public on Southern and they have identified areas on which to focus. In addition, the Secretary of...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Tickets (13 Jan 2017)

Andrew Jones: ...develop the use and liability models that will allow greater adoption of contactless bankcard payments on public transport outside of London, which already has contactless in operation across its network. This collaborative working has already started to deliver real world implementations. For example on Stagecoach buses in Oxford and in the North East passengers can now pay for their...

UK Maritime Industry (12 Jan 2017)

Martyn Day: the centre of Scotland’s industrial heartland. It is situated midway between the main Scottish cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh and is served by the M9 motorway, with links to the national motorway network, and is also well rail-linked. Approximately 9 million tonnes of cargo are handled through the dock facilities each year. With about 150,000 containers and as much as 30% of...

Northern England: Opportunity and Productivity - Motion to Take Note (12 Jan 2017)

Lord Young of Cookham: ...point made by the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Leeds that connectivity is not just linear. What we need is a spider’s web, rather than a telephone wire, to reach out to the communities that are not directly on the main roads or railway lines. I will write to the noble Lord, Lord Alton, about the stations he would like to see reopened. As a former Secretary of State for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Cross-border Transport (12 Jan 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Government are already investing significantly in our rail network—more than at any point since the Victorian era. The Mersey Dee rail taskforce has produced its growth prospectus—Growth Track 360—and it is working with the rail Minister, my hon. Friend the Member for Blackpool North and Cleveleys (Paul Maynard). I understand that it is now prioritising its objectives,...

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