Rail Services

Transport written question – answered on 16th January 2007.

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Photo of Howard Stoate Howard Stoate Labour, Dartford

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what agency has responsibility for ensuring that train operating companies comply with the terms of the National Rail Conditions of Carriage.

Photo of Tom Harris Tom Harris Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Operators are required to comply with the National Rail Conditions of Carriage by their Passenger Licence, which is enforced by the Office of Rail Regulation. Compliance with the National Rail Conditions of Carriage is also a requirement of franchise agreements, which are enforced by the Department for Transport.

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