Reading-Basingstoke Railway Line: Electrification

Department for Transport written question – answered on 21st November 2018.

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Photo of Ranil Jayawardena Ranil Jayawardena Conservative, North East Hampshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 1 March 2018 to Question 904102, when his Department plans to review the need for the electrification of the Reading to Basingstoke line.

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

There are currently no plans for a review by the Department of the need for electrification of the Reading to Basingstoke line. As previously stated in the Answer of 1 March 2018, a feasibility assessment identified that electrification of this line is not required to deliver improvements to passengers.

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