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Railways: Hereford

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 216149, tabled on 26 November 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what information his Department holds on the forecast number of passengers that will be carried on the Hereford to Paddington line in 2014.

Answered on

3 December 2014

The Department does not hold the information in the format requested.

Analysis of anticipated demand and capacity is a key part of Network Rail’s planning for the rail network and the recently published Western Route Study provides analysis of much of the route between Hereford and London.

The Western Route Study is available at the following web address:

http://www.networkrail.co.uk/long-term-planning-process/western-route-study/