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Railway Network

Transport written question – answered on 1st March 2010.

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Photo of Norman Baker Norman Baker Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many new miles of railway track have been (a) brought into use and (b) laid at each location since 1997.

Photo of Chris Mole Chris Mole Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport

holding answer 26 February 2010

The Department for Transport does not hold information on when and where railway track has been added to or taken away from the national network.

This is an operational matter for Network Rail as the owner and operator of the national rail network. The hon. Member should contact Network Rail's chief executive at the following address for a response to this question:

Iain Coucher

Chief Executive

Network Rail

Kings Place

90 York Way

London, N1 9AG.

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Ian Eiloart
Posted on 2 Mar 2010 12:23 pm (Report this annotation)

Wow! That's astonishing. I wonder if they know how many miles of road have been built?