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West Coast Main Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 203653, tabled on 2 July 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many additional seats his Department expects will be created on the West Coast Mainline by the conversion of one first class carriage to standard class following the award of the West Coast Mainline franchise to Virgin Trains.

Answered on

10 July 2014

An additional 5,500 standard class seats will be provided per day on the West Coast Mainline.