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Railways: Electrification

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 5693, tabled on 6 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 1 July 2015 to Question 4428, what estimate he has made of the cost to Network Rail of cancelling or altering contracts in relation to (a) Midland Main Line electrification and (b) TransPennine electrification.

Answered on

9 July 2015

Midland Main Line electrification and TransPennine electrification east of Stalybridge have been paused, not cancelled. Where Network Rail has ended contracts pending Sir Peter Hendy’s review of the programme, which is expected in the Autumn, this has been done without incurring any penalty or cost.

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