Railways: Electrification

Department for Transport written question – answered on 16th July 2015.

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Photo of Harry Harpham Harry Harpham Labour, Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect on negotiations between the Government and Sheffield City region for a new City Deal of the suspension of work on the electrification of the TransPennine route and the Midland Main Line.

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

The pausing of electrification of the TransPennine route and the Midland Main Line has no effect on negotiations between the Government and Sheffield City region for a new City Deal.

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