Railways: North West

Department for Transport written question – answered on 22nd March 2018.

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Photo of Luciana Berger Luciana Berger Labour/Co-operative, Liverpool, Wavertree

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he and his Department have taken to ensure that there is (a) adequate track capacity and (b) adequate train numbers to support the proposed May 2018 rail timetable change implementation in the North West.

Photo of Jo Johnson Jo Johnson Minister of State (Department for Education) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Minister of State (Department for Transport), Minister of State (London)

As part of the conditions of the franchise agreement it is the responsibility of the train operating company to ensure both adequate track capacity and train numbers, to support their proposed timetable changes.

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