To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what works will be required to overhead wiring south of Bedford as a result of the Midland Main Line electrification programme.
4 November 2014
The Midland Mainline is already electrified from London to Bedford. Work to improve resilience has already begun to prepare the route south of Bedford for the greater number of trains that will run and the higher speeds of the intercity electric trains. This work includes upgrading power supplies and other components.