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Midland Main Line: Electrification

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL1019, tabled on 1 July 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the statement by the Secretary of State for Transport, Mr Patrick McLoughlin, on 25 June (HC Deb, cols 1067–8), how long the pause is expected to last before the Midland Main Line railway route is electrified.

Answered on

15 July 2015

Electrification of the Midland Main Line is paused pending receipt of Sir Peter's Hendy's proposals for replanning the enhancements programme.