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star this property date less than 2017-02-20more like thismore than 2017-02-20
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Thameslink Railway Line 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, whether the infrastructure for the Thameslink Programme has the capacity to run 24 trains an hour. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 908851 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 2017-02-23more like thismore than 2017-02-23
star this property answer text <p>Network Rail is delivering a package of infrastructure enhancements including new signalling and automatic train operation that will enable 24 trains an hour to operate between Blackfriars and St Pancras International from late 2018.</p><p> </p><p>It is envisaged that this frequency would operate for approximately 2 hours in the morning and evening peaks.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard remove filter
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less than 2017-02-23T11:06:40.52Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-23T11:06:40.52Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-29more like thismore than 2017-03-29
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading London-Brighton Railway Line more like this
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, with reference to the letter of 2 March 2017 by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport to the Chair of the Transport Committee on the London and South Coast Rail Corridor Study, whether his Department plans to make funding available to Network Rail to develop plans for works around Croydon to support the Brighton mainline. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 69894 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 2017-04-20more like thismore than 2017-04-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the importance of the Brighton Mainline upgrade proposals, which are at an early stage of development. As I said when publishing the Study, will we continue to support Network Rail in further developing and refining the proposals. In addition, the Government has committed an additional £300m to increase targeted maintenance and improve performance on Thameslink routes, including the Brighton Mainline, in coming years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard remove filter
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less than 2017-04-20T15:17:54.12Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-20T15:17:54.12Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: South of England 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 measures he is taking to improve passenger rail journeys in southern England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 68931 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 2017-03-31more like thismore than 2017-03-31
star this property answer text <p>Since the New Year this Government has invested an extra £300 million for Network Rail to boost the operational resilience of the infrastructure on its Southern rail route. This is on top of the Government-sponsored Thameslink Programme, which is delivering a significant increase in capacity across central London through a combination of new infrastructure, new trains and a new timetable in 2018 providing better connections for passengers across London and the South East.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard remove filter
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less than 2017-03-31T09:30:30.773Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-31T09:30:30.773Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-06more like thismore than 2016-09-06
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: Franchises 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 recent assessment he has made of the effect of the size of (a) rail franchises and (b) the Govia Thameslink rail franchise on the efficient delivery of rail services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 45089 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 2016-09-13more like thismore than 2016-09-13
star this property answer text <p>We take a very large number of factors into account when determining the most appropriate way forward when franchises are due for renewal. We undertook just such an assessment when considering options for the most appropriate approach to providing passenger rail services during the delivery of the Thameslink Programme infrastructure and the introduction of new rolling stock. This included balancing the size of the franchise against the need to ensure effective coordination of all the services on the lines affected by Thameslink during the construction period. We of course always take into account lessons learned from practice when looking at similar decisions in the future.</p><p> </p><p>Regarding the size of the Govia Thameslink Railway franchise, as I made clear at the Transport Select Committee, it is unlikely the Department will wish to let such a franchise in the future. The size of the franchise is a factor in this assessment. However, I believe that with the measures recently announced this franchise should deliver a better passenger experience in the future.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard remove filter
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less than 2016-09-13T09:54:47.447Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-13T09:54:47.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-02more like thismore than 2016-09-02
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: Compensation 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, when he plans to (a) announce and (b) introduce the new arrangements for rail passenger refunds following delays; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 44576 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 2016-09-12more like thismore than 2016-09-12
star this property answer text <p>Delay Repay is a generous compensation scheme for longer delays, but this Government wants to go further. We are committed to improving compensation arrangements for passengers affected by shorter delays which are not covered by the current Delay Repay scheme. The previous Chancellor announced in his Autumn 2015 Spending Review that passengers will soon have access to compensation when trains are over 15 minutes late. We expect to make an announcement on this shortly.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard remove filter
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less than 2016-09-12T13:47:54.337Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-12T13:47:54.337Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: Crawley 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 plans he has to extend the Oyster ticketing system to Three Bridges and Crawley railway stations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith remove filter
star this property uin 3054 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 2017-07-14more like thismore than 2017-07-14
star this property answer text <p>The department currently has no plans to extend the oyster ticketing system to the Three Bridges and Crawley stations. The fare zone structure and the classification of individual stations are covered by the Travelcard Agreement. Train operators are required under their franchises to honour this agreement. Any changes to the Travelcard Agreement, including the inclusion of stations within the oyster ticketing system, must be agreed between TfL and the train operators. Any proposals put forward will be considered by the Secretary of State for Transport on the basis of a business case, and other wider policy initiatives at the time.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Blackpool North and Cleveleys more like this
star this property answering member printed Paul Maynard remove filter
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less than 2017-07-14T05:51:09.617Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-14T05:51:09.617Z
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Maynard more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this