Railways: Tree Felling

Department for Transport written question – answered on 14th September 2018.

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Photo of Ben Lake Ben Lake Plaid Cymru, Ceredigion

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with Network Rail on the use of glyphosate along tracks after tree felling.

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)

This is an operational matter for Network Rail, which must comply with all environmental and safety regulations in its role as manager of Britain’s railway infrastructure.

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