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Rolling Stock: North of England

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 838, tabled on 2 June 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his Department's policy is on replacing pacer trains on rail services in the north of England.

Answered on

9 June 2015

All Pacer vehicles on the Northern franchise will be withdrawn by 2020 due to incompatibility of the Pacer vehicles with the vision for economic growth and prosperity in the north as per announcement by the Secretary of State in February 2015.