Skip to main content

Great Western Main Line: Electrification

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 5206, tabled on 1 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many miles of the Great Western Main Line electrification project his Department plans will use (a) Series 1 overhead line equipment, (b) Series 2 overhead line equipment and (c) overhead line equipment built to other designs.

Answered on

6 July 2015

On the Great Western Network Rail have informed me that they plan to electrify 1100 single track kilometres with Series 1 Overhead Line Equipment. They have a further 160 single track kilometres which is still to be determined.

Named day
Named day questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.