East Coast Railway Line

Department for Transport written question – answered on 8th December 2014.

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Photo of Ian Lavery Ian Lavery Labour, Wansbeck

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the new franchise for passenger rail services on the East Coast Main Line ensures that the role of the guard is maintained on all trains for the life of the contract.

Photo of Claire Perry Claire Perry Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Department for Transport has no requirements regarding the role of the guard in the new InterCity East Coast franchise. This will be a matter for the operator.

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