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Railways: North West

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 225300, tabled on 24 February 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the performance of Network Rail's principal contractor on the North West electrification project; and what estimate he has made of the number of working hours spent redoing completed work on the lines included in that project.

Answered on

27 February 2015

It is for Network Rail to manage its contractor. Network Rail is responsible for the delivery of the outputs, and will be held accountable for the late delivery by the Office of Rail Regulation.

Further information can be obtained from Network Rail’s Chief Executive at the following address:

Mark Carne

Chief Executive

Network Rail

1 Eversholt Street


NW1 2DN.

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