Transport: Rail and Water Freight

House of Lords written question – answered on 7th June 2007.

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Photo of Lord Berkeley Lord Berkeley Labour

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by Lord Bassam of Brighton on 2 May on rail and water freight grants (WA 226-7), how much company neutral revenue support, track access grant, the rail environmental benefit procurement scheme and freight facilities grant were paid and to which companies during 2006-07.

Photo of Lord Bassam of Brighton Lord Bassam of Brighton Government Whip, Government Whip

The table below outlines the total payments of grant made through the company neutral revenue support, freight facilities grant and track access grant schemes during 2006-07. No payments were made through the rail environmental benefit procurement scheme during 2006-07 as it only came into operation from 1 April 2007.

Grant Recipient Scheme Grant Paid (£m)
Direct Rail Services CNRS 1.14
Eddie Stobart CNRS 0.15
Fastline CNRS 0.06
Freightliner CNRS 16.55
GB Railfreight CNRS 2.75
John G Russell (Transport) Ltd CNRS 0.41
Kuehne + Nagel CNRS 0.23
Parkview FFG 1.11
ABP FFG 0.006
Clydeboyd FFG 0.018
Henty Oil FFG 0.202
Green Line Oils FFG 0.137
McGrath Bros FFG 0.756
British Waterways FFG 1.370
London Concrete FFG (ALSF) 0.494
EWS TAG 0.97
Direct Rail Services TAG 0.05
CNRS Company neutral revenue scheme
FFG Freight facilities grant
FFG (ALSF) Freight facilities grant funded through the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund
TAG Track access grant
TAG (ALSF) Track access grant funded through the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund

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