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Govia Thameslink Railway: Fines

Department for Transport written question – answered on 27th June 2016.

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Photo of Tim Loughton Tim Loughton Conservative, East Worthing and Shoreham

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, under what circumstances financial penalties could be levied against Govia Thameslink Railway for (a) punctuality problems and (b) cancellations.

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

The Govia Thameslink Railway Franchise Agreement in Schedule 7.1 sets out the performance benchmarks and financial regime that is in place in relation to cancellations and TOC delay minute regimes. A copy of the Franchise Agreement can be found at

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