Railways: Digital Technology

Department for Transport written question – answered on 17th October 2017.

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Photo of Andy McDonald Andy McDonald Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions have taken place between his Department and Network Rail on the scope and cost of making TransPennine a digital railway.

Photo of Paul Maynard Paul Maynard Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

We have announced that Network Rail will have up to £5 million to develop a plan setting out how they could embed digital technology between the cities of Manchester and York, to help us deliver a more reliable and safer railway. This work will be delivered alongside the options being developed for the upgrade of the Transpennine route.

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