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Question for Department for Transport

UIN 13286, tabled on 26 October 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 23 October 2015 to Question 12538, and with reference to the statement in the Answer of 21 September 2015 to Question 10029 that Ely to Soham track doubling was among a small number of schemes that had been paused by Network Rail, which other schemes were paused by Network Rail.

Answered on

29 October 2015

The Secretary of State announced on 25 June 2015 the pause of work on Midland Main Line electrification and TransPennine electrification. Network Rail subsequently announced to stakeholders that it was pausing work on Ely to Soham track doubling. No other pauses have been announced.


Any further changes to Network Rail’s delivery plans will be announced as part of the outcome of Sir Peter Hendy’s review.

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