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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for improving inter-regional rail links in the North West of England, particularly between East Lancashire and Greater Manchester. more like this
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Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
unstar this property uin HL2361 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>The case for improving inter-regional rail links in the North West of England has been assessed in a number of studies including the Northern Hub and Network Rail’s Lancashire and Cumbria and North-West Route Utilisation strategies. The case will be further addressed in respect of Network Rail’s Control Period 6 (2019-20<ins class="ministerial">2</ins><del class="ministerial">1</del>4) and beyond through the Northern Route Study as part of Network Rail’s Long Term Planning Process to inform decisions on the Government’s Rail Investment Strategy for Control Period 6.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T12:12:57.52Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T12:12:57.52Z
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less than 2014-11-05T12:17:05.0180707Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T12:17:05.0180707Z
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1557
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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25208
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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2489
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
100631
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve rail links between East Lancashire and Manchester; and what factors were considered when making judgements about which projects to support. more like this
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Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
unstar this property uin HL2362 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>Plans to improve rail links between East Lancashire and Manchester including the scheme to install a two-mile loop between Darwen and Sough tunnel (near Entwistle) to facilitate additional services between Blackburn and Manchester and the introduction of improved Burnley – Manchester services using the recently-constructed curve at Todmorden are being promoted by the relevant local authorities. The judgement of which projects to support is a matter for the promoters.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T12:12:24.72437Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T12:12:24.72437Z
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1557
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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2489
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
100632
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they make of (1) the case for improved commuter services from Manchester to Clitheroe, (2) the case for improved commuter services from Manchester to Burnley, and (3) the case for restoring the rail link from Manchester to Rawtenstall. more like this
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Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
unstar this property uin HL2363 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
star this property answer text <p>Her Majesty’s Government has recently concluded a consultation on the future of the Northern and TransPennine Express rail franchises. We are currently analysing the responses and considering options for the specifications for these franchises, including those between Manchester and Clitheroe and Manchester and Burnley, which we expect to publish in the Invitations to Tender for both franchises in December this year.</p><p> </p><p>The case for restoring the rail link from Bury to Rawtenstall (part of the East Lancashire heritage railway) is being considered as part of the A56/M66 Haslingden/Rawtenstall to Manchester gateway study to be carried out by Lancashire County Council and Blackburn with Darwen Council.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-11-04T13:46:15.2030643Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T13:46:15.2030643Z
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1557
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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2489
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
100633
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many representations have been made to Ministers at the Department for Transport by Members of Parliament about regional rail link improvements from Manchester to East Lancashire since May 2010 including (1) to Clitheroe, (2) to Burnley, and (3) to Rawtenstall. more like this
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Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
unstar this property uin HL2364 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>A number of representations have been made by Members of Parliament since May 2010 concerning rail improvements in the North-West. In addition there has been one Adjournment Debate on improving rail services between Clitheroe, Blackburn and Manchester, one letter regarding improvements to Clitheroe, twelve Parliamentary Questions and six letters concerning the Todmorden curve or services to Burnley, and two Parliamentary Questions concerning the Rawtenstall rail extension project.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T12:11:51.8764285Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T12:11:51.8764285Z
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1557
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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2489
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Massey of Darwen more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-28more like thismore than 2015-01-28
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, on what date he plans for electric rail passenger services to start operating between (a) Manchester and Liverpool and (b) Liverpool and Wigan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham South more like this
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Lilian Greenwood more like this
unstar this property uin 222490 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-03more like thismore than 2015-02-03
star this property answer text <p>As part of this Government’s commitment to the over £1billion Northern Hub upgrade and North of England electrification programme, Network Rail is working to complete the installation of the overhead wires on the Chat Moss routes via Newton-le-Willows through February. We expect electric trains to enter passenger service on the Chat Moss route between Liverpool and Manchester once Network Rail has completed this work and the Office of Rail Regulation has authorised its use for passenger trains. Electric trains are expected to enter service between Liverpool and Wigan from May.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2015-02-03T14:11:55.433Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-03T14:11:55.433Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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4029
star this property label Biography information for Lilian Greenwood more like this
223385
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-24more like thismore than 2015-02-24
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the performance of Network Rail's principal contractor on the North West electrification project; and what estimate he has made of the number of working hours spent redoing completed work on the lines included in that project. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham South more like this
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Lilian Greenwood more like this
unstar this property uin 225300 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-27more like thismore than 2015-02-27
star this property answer text <p>It is for Network Rail to manage its contractor. Network Rail is responsible for the delivery of the outputs, and will be held accountable for the late delivery by the Office of Rail Regulation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Further information can be obtained from Network Rail’s Chief Executive at the following address:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Mark Carne</p><p> </p><p>Chief Executive</p><p> </p><p>Network Rail</p><p> </p><p>1 Eversholt Street</p><p> </p><p>London</p><p> </p><p>NW1 2DN.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2015-02-27T14:52:19.447Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-27T14:52:19.447Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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4029
star this property label Biography information for Lilian Greenwood more like this
224779
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-02more like thismore than 2015-03-02
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has for electrification of railway lines in the North West. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency City of Chester more like this
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Stephen Mosley more like this
unstar this property uin 907869 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-05more like thismore than 2015-03-05
star this property answer text <p>A number of routes in the North West are in the process of being electrified.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Network Rail is considering potential projects for the next funding Control Period through the refresh of its national electrification Route Utilisation Strategy.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Final decisions on further schemes will take into account the recommendations of the Task Force of northern MPs and Council Leaders set up to explore the priorities for future electrification in the North.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2015-03-05T13:07:54.86Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-05T13:07:54.86Z
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3974
unstar this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Mosley more like this
385993
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-26more like thismore than 2015-06-26
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to his oral statement of 25 June 2015, Official Report, column 1067-8, on Network Rail, what effect changes to Network Rail's programme will have on upgrading of stock on and electrification of the lines between (a) Liverpool and Manchester and (b) Liverpool and Wigan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Helens North more like this
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Conor McGinn more like this
unstar this property uin 4423 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-01more like thismore than 2015-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The pause on Transpennine Electrification east of Stalybridge will have no effect on the plans to upgrade stock and the electrification of the lines between (a) Liverpool and Manchester and (b) Liverpool and Wigan, as those lines are now electrified.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2015-07-01T14:27:38.447Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-01T14:27:38.447Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Conor McGinn more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether all services re-directed away from Bolton during the electrification of the Preston to Manchester line will return as soon as the electrification work is completed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton North East more like this
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Mr David Crausby more like this
unstar this property uin 5009 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-07more like thismore than 2015-07-07
star this property answer text <p>The current works at Farnworth for the electrification of the line between Manchester and Preston are planned to run until 5th October.  Upon completion of these works, all the contractual train services between Manchester and Preston via Bolton will be reinstated.  In the longer term, electrification of the Manchester-Preston line will enable future operators to use longer electric trains to provide additional capacity between Bolton and Manchester.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2015-07-07T14:09:17.417Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-07T14:09:17.417Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir David Crausby more like this
390509
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: North West remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent representations he has received on development of rail infrastructure in the North West; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency City of Chester more like this
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Christian Matheson more like this
unstar this property uin 901062 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
star this property answer text <p>In the North West Network Rail have recently finished electrifying the route from Liverpool to Manchester and to Wigan, and now have 10 electric trains in service on those routes, with plans to increase this to 20 by the end of the year. The work to electrify the route between Manchester and Preston is progressing, as Network Rail are currently enlarging the Farnworth tunnel to accommodate the wires.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2015-07-16T12:06:15.313Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-16T12:06:15.313Z
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3974
unstar this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Christian Matheson more like this