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Hitachi Rail Europe

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 225490, tabled on 25 February 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether any compensation is payable by his Department or Network Rail to Hitachi Rail Europe under the contracts between those bodies in the event of delay to the commencement of Intercity Express Programme train testing on the Great Western Main Line or the East Coast Main Line.

Answered on

2 March 2015

Compensation is payable by the Department to Agility Trains in the event of an unavoidable delay to train acceptance caused by a failure by Network Rail to deliver the necessary infrastructure in time for train testing on the Great Western or East Coast Main Lines.

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