West Coast Railway Line: Greater London

Department for Transport written question – answered on 5th July 2018.

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Photo of Gordon Marsden Gordon Marsden Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment (a) he and (b) officials in his Department have made of the effect on (i) business and (ii) the visitor economy on Blackpool of the decision by Network Rail to close all direct lines north of London on the West Coast Line for engineering works at Wembley for the first three weekends in August 2018.

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)

The Department for Transport expects Network Rail to work with Train Operators to seek to minimise the inconvenience to passengers of essential engineering work.

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