Railway Stations

Transport written question – answered at on 7 April 2010.

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Photo of Dame Cheryl Gillan Dame Cheryl Gillan Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on the effect on (i) rail services and (ii) the energy consumption of trains of station stops aligned (A) horizontally and (B) vertically.

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

HS2 Ltd. commissioned Imperial College to undertake traction energy modelling, which included the impact of station stops. This report was published earlier this month and is available on HS2 Ltd.'s website


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