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Railways: Electrification

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 223578, tabled on 5 February 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 2 February 2015 to Question 222242, which projects comprise the 155 miles of electric spine including East West Rail; and what the mileage of each such project is.

Answered on

10 February 2015

The projects and mileages are:

Southampton Port to Basingstoke34 miles
Basingstoke to Southcote Junction (Reading)14 miles
Oxford to Leamington Spa43 miles
Leamington Spa to Coventry9 miles
Coventry to Nuneaton9 miles
Oxford to Bedford46 miles
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