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Railways: North of England

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL1020, 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 TransPennine rail line is electrified.

Answered on

15 July 2015

Electrification of the TransPennine line east of Stalybridge is paused pending receipt of Sir Peter Hendy's re-planning proposals this autumn.