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Govia Thameslink Railway

Department for Transport written question – answered on 8th January 2018.

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Photo of Lloyd Russell-Moyle Lloyd Russell-Moyle Labour/Co-operative, Brighton, Kemptown

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State’s letter to the Chair of the Transport Committee of 17 November 2016, what estimate it has made or received from GTR of the cost to date of (a) continuing GTR poor performance and (b) revisions its timetable on revenue receipts; and what proportion of that cost has been met by (a) the Government and (b) GTR.

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

The Department has not made or received any further estimates on these costs. Due to the nature of the contract, any costs incurred, for example the provision of replacement bus services, are a commercial matter for Govia Thameslink Trains Limited and will have been met by them.

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