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Rolling Stock: Procurement

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 213241, tabled on 4 November 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what reasons his Department specified only two of the four available levels of catering provision for the mock-ups of Intercity Express Programme train sets inspected by bidders and others stakeholders.

Answered on

10 November 2014

The two levels of catering specified by the Department for Transport were those chosen by the train operators who are closest to their customers requirements. The train operators continue to be fully engaged in the design of the train.