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Railways: Finance

Transport written question – answered on 10th July 2013.

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Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Conservative, Esher and Walton

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport

(1) what payments First Transpennine Express made to the Exchequer in each financial year since April 2004; and what payments First Transpennine Express received from the public purse in each of those years;

(2) what payments London Midland made to the Exchequer in each financial year since April 2004; and what payments London Midland received from the public purse in each of those years;

(3) what payments First Scotrail made to the Exchequer in each financial year since April 2004; and what payments First Scotrail received from the public purse in each of those years;

(4) what payments Arriva Trains Wales made to the Exchequer in each financial year since April 2004; and what payments Arriva Trains Wales received from the public purse in each of those years;

(5) pursuant to the answer of 1 July 2013, Official Report, column 431W, on South West Trains, what payments South West Trains made to the Exchequer in each financial year betwen 2004-05 and 2009-09; and what payments South West Trains received from the public purse in each of those years.

Photo of Norman Baker Norman Baker The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport

Information on the net annual payments between Government and Train Operating Companies is published annually by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) on their data portal. This is available on the ORR's website at:

http://dataportal.orr.gov.uk

Figures for First Scotrail and Arriva Trains Wales are supplied by the Scottish Government and the Welsh Assembly Government respectively as those bodies are responsible for the management and funding on those franchises.

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