East Midlands Rail Franchise

(asked on 17th October 2018) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect of the Rail Review announced on 11 October 2018 on the timing of the East Midlands franchise process; and if he will make a statement.


This question was answered on 26th October 2018

When the Rail Review was announced on 20 September 2018 the Government made clear in its statement that, with the exception of the Cross Country franchise, all other ongoing franchise competitions (including the East Midlands franchise) and other live rail projects are continuing as planned.

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23/04/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on his decision - Speech Link
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3. Oral Answers to Questions
22/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: In September, with Transport for the North, which jointly manages this franchise with my Department, - Speech Link
2: area—the flagship programme for the next five years on rail, the trans-Pennine upgrade, is the most substantial - Speech Link
3: he ensure that we see what new trains were being made available in the north between 1997 and 2010, and - Speech Link

4. Oral Answers to Questions
24/05/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: included an analysis of the rail industry. We keep our analysis under constant review. Our future relationship - Speech Link
2: with the EU, but I want the rate of increase of rail fares to come down. The biggest barrier to that - Speech Link
3: The Government often cite EU regulations on state aid as a constraint on their agency. Can we therefore - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
30/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: dangerous” and “a death trap”. I welcomed the Secretary of State’s announcement of a rapid evidence stocktake - Speech Link
2: sterling work as Chair of the Select Committee on Transport, which I am sure is recognised by all Members - Speech Link
3: months on a 16-mile stretch of the M1. The Secretary of State has the power to scrap these dangerous motorways - Speech Link

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asked by: Lord Bradshaw
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...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether splitting the trains on the Norwich to Liverpool rail service at Nottingham has improved or reduced the reliability of service on that line.

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asked by: Lord Bradshaw
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