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East Midlands Trains: Franchises

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 6265, tabled on 8 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether Directly Operational Railways has undertaken any work in relation to the East Midlands franchise in the last 12 months.

Answered on

13 July 2015

Consistent with all new franchises, the Department is required to prepare a contingency plan to maintain rail services in the event that negotiations fail. For the East Midlands Direct Award, we have engaged with Directly Operated Railways in this regard over the past 12 months.

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