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1111235
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Department for Transport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 9 April 2019 to Question 241018, what (a) criteria and (b) timeframes in the Northern franchise agreement his Department is using to assess Arriva Rail North’s progress in ensuring that all Pacer trains will be retired by the end of 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough more like this
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Andy McDonald more like this
star this property uin 243463 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department continues to monitor the delivery of new trains across the network. Those new trains delivered to the Northern franchise, together with fully-refurbished cascaded vehicles, will allow the withdrawal of Pacer units.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T13:23:49.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T13:23:49.09Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4269
unstar this property label Biography information for Andy McDonald more like this
1111248
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Abellio Group more like this
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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 effect on the competitiveness of rail services in the Midlands of Abellio operating services in the West Midlands and throughout the East Midlands. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough more like this
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Andy McDonald more like this
star this property uin 243471 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
unstar this property answer text <p>Issues relating to market competition arising from any franchise award are a matter for the winning bidder and the Competition and Markets Authority.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T16:53:36.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T16:53:36.847Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4269
unstar this property label Biography information for Andy McDonald more like this
1111249
star this property registered interest false more like this
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Abellio Group more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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 contingency planning his Department has undertaken in the event of change in ownership of Abellio Transport Holdings Limited. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough more like this
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Andy McDonald more like this
star this property uin 243472 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The Franchise Agreement contains change of control provisions. Any potential change in ownership of a transport group holding a franchise would be assessed at the time.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T16:55:32.403Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T16:55:32.403Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4269
unstar this property label Biography information for Andy McDonald more like this
1111237
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
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star this property hansard heading Crossrail: Staff more like this
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, what assessment he has made of the capacity to reallocate MTR Crossrail (a) drivers and (b) other employees who are not yet operational to other parts of the rail network where staff shortages exist. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Middlesbrough more like this
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Andy McDonald more like this
star this property uin 243464 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The management of the MTR Crossrail contract is the responsibility of Transport for London.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T13:19:26.813Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T13:19:26.813Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4269
unstar this property label Biography information for Andy McDonald more like this
1111188
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading East Coast Railway Line more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if his Department will carry out an economic assessment of the value of the East Coast Main Line to the UK economy; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 243443 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-15more like thismore than 2019-04-15
unstar this property answer text <p>In 2017 Network Rail published their document “East Coast Main Line Route Study – Railway Investment Choices”. In respect of an economic assessment of the East Coast Main Line as a fast, high yield route connecting London with the North and Scotland, it was stated that a third of the UK population lives within 20 minutes of an ECML station; and together they produce 41% of the UK’s GDP (Source: Office of National Statistics Gross Value Added).</p><p> </p><p>A link to the Network Rail publication can be found here</p><p><a href="https://www.networkrail.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/East-Coast-Main-Line-Route-Study.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.networkrail.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/East-Coast-Main-Line-Route-Study.pdf</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-04-15T10:29:25.193Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-15T10:29:25.193Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4125
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
1111189
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading East Coast Railway Line more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans his Department has to allocate funding to the East Coast Main Line in the Network Rail Control Periods CP6 and CP7; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 243444 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-15more like thismore than 2019-04-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister has announced Control Period 6 investment of up to £780m in the East Coast Main Line. This will fund power supply upgrades between Doncaster and Edinburgh, a new rail junction near Peterborough, a new platform at Stevenage Station and improvements to the track layout at King’s Cross Station. The Department is working with stakeholders, including Transport for the North, to identify and assess further potential enhancements for the East Coast Main Line. We will take staged decisions to progress further enhancements through the Rail Network Enhancement Pipeline process.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-04-15T11:52:31.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-15T11:52:31.313Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4125
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
1111191
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading East Coast Railway Line more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans he has to help improve (a) resilience, (b) capacity and (c) journey times on the East Coast Main Line between York and Newcastle; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 243446 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-15more like thismore than 2019-04-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department is investing up to £780m in Control Period 6 to upgrade the East Coast Main Line. In conjunction with the introduction of new fleets of trains for both London North Eastern Railway and TransPenninne Express, this will improve capacity and journey times along the length of the Line. The Department continues to work with Transport for the North to identify and assess further potential enhancements between York and Newcastle. The Statement of Funds Available that was announced on 12 October 2017 focusses on the operation, maintenance and renewal of the railway to improve reliability. Network Rail’s Strategic Business Plan 2019 to 2024 for the London North Eastern and East Midlands Route explains how this investment will be used to improve the resilience of the East Coast Main Line.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-04-15T12:00:07.403Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-15T12:00:07.403Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4125
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
1111192
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading East Coast Railway Line more like this
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, if his Department will make an assessment of the extent to which operational performance delays on the East Coast Main Line are caused by ageing infrastructure; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 243447 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
unstar this property answer text <p>Network Rail as the infrastructure manager is best placed to make an assessment of the extent to which operational performance delays on the East Coast Main Line are caused by ageing infrastructure.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T13:10:34.557Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T13:10:34.557Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4125
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
1111194
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading East Coast Railway Line more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure that the Azuma rolling stock can run at full line speed on the East Coast Main Line; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 243448 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for Transport is working with the rail industry to deliver the full benefits of the Azuma fleet; including increased capacity, improved reliability and more frequent services. We are investing in an Enhancements Programme to upgrade the route and Network Rail is planning to introduce an upgraded timetable that allows London North Eastern Railway to run more services by the end of 2021. Azumas are able to operate at full line speed across the East Coast Main Line, however temporary restrictions may limit performance in limited geographic areas while the enhancement programme is underway.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T13:16:05.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T13:16:05.463Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4125
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this
1111195
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading East Coast Railway Line more like this
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, what steps he is taking to ensure that the new Azuma rolling stock runs under electric traction rather than diesel on sections of the East Coast Main Line that are currently electrified using overhead wires. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 243449 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department of Transport is working together with Network Rail and the operator, to ensure the Azuma fleet will run under electric traction where the infrastructure enables it.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough remove filter
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2019-04-23T16:28:31.51Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T16:28:31.51Z
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3996
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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4125
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine McKinnell more like this