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Railways: Funding

House of Lords written question – answered on 15th October 2012.

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Photo of Lord Berkeley Lord Berkeley Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Attlee on 19 July (WA 83-4), whether the subsidy paid and premia received figures quoted include revenue support paid under cap and collar arrangements; and, if so, whether they will provide the shares for premium and subsidy, and revenue support and revenue, separately.

Photo of Earl Attlee Earl Attlee Lords Spokesperson (Department for Transport), Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

My Answer of 19 July of subsidy and premia received did include revenue support paid under cap and collar arrangements.

The table below details the split between subsidy paid, premia received and revenue support/(share) by the Department for Transport to rail passenger franchises for 2011-12 based on DfT resource accounts.

The revenue by each train operating company (TOC) is also included as requested.

Train Operating Company Revenue* Total Support Revenue Support/(share) subsidy/(premia)
£m £m £m £m
Cross Country Trains Limited (XC) 398.0 6.7 18.5 (11.8)
Arriva Trains Wales (ATW) 153.5 (21.3) 0.0 (21.3)
c2c Rail Limited (c2c) 131.1 (12.1) 0.0 (12.1)
The Chiltern Railway Company Limited (Chiltern) 136.6 6.5 0.0 6.5
East Midlands Trains Limited (EMT) 341.4 (40.4) 25.7 (66.1)
First Capital Connect Limited (FCC) 514.4 (162.7) 32.1 (194.8)
First Greater Western Limited (FGW) 813.5 (110.1) 209.4 (319.5)
First/Keolis TransPennine Limited (TPE) 179.3 78.1 0.0 78.1
London & Birmingham Railway Limited (LOM) 259.2 65.3 0.0 65.3
East Coast Trains Limited (ECML) 665.9 (187.7) 0.0 (187.7)
Northern Rail Limited (NT) 257.9 96.7 (12.5) 109.2
Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited (SSWT) 854.4 (228.6) 85.4 (314.0)
London & South Eastern Railway Limited (LSER) 624.0 86.7 48.9 37.8
New Southern Railway Limited (Southern) 666.1 (16.7) 0.0 (16.7)
West Coast Trains Limited (Virgin) 869.5 (165.7) 44.0 (209.7)
Abellio Greater Anglia (AGA) - Commenced 5/02/2012 93.9 (16.9) 0.0 (16.9)
National Express East Anglia (NXEA)-ended 5.02.2012 476.2 (72.6) 38.1 (110.8)
Total active TOCs-2011-12 7,434.8 (694.8) 489.6 (1,184.4)

Revenue* (Farebox and other income)

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