Midland Main Railway Line: Rolling Stock

Department for Transport written question – answered on 6th December 2017.

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Photo of Alex Norris Alex Norris Labour/Co-operative, Nottingham North

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether all rolling stock on the Midlands Mainline will be compliant with modern accessibility standards by 1 January 2020.

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

It is the responsibility for the operator of the East Midlands franchise to ensure the trains which are currently operated on the Midland Mainline meet modern accessibility standards by 2020. Any trains being introduced on to the line must also be built or modified to be compliant with those standards.

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