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Railways: Electrification

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 5511, tabled on 2 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the saving to Network Rail is in Control Period 5 of not proceeding with (a) Midland Main Line electrification and (b) TransPennine electrification during that Control Period.

Answered on

7 July 2015

No decision has been made not to proceed with the electrification of the Midland Main Line and Transpennine line east of Stalybridge in Control Period 5. Both are paused temporarily pending receipt of the re-planning proposals from Sir Peter Hendy this autumn.

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