Northern: Compensation

Department for Transport written question – answered on 15th November 2018.

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Photo of Mark Menzies Mark Menzies Conservative, Fylde

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has been made of the value of compensation payments made by Northern Rail to rail passengers in 2018.

Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport), Vice-Chair, Conservative Party

The latest figures on the value of compensation payments paid by Northern Rail to passengers that are held by the Department for Transport are to the end of the 2017/18 financial year. These were published on 1 October [https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/744567/2017-2018-passenger-compensation-figures.pdf] and show that, in 2017/18, Northern Rail paid £567,000 in compensation to rail passengers.

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