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Railways: Fares

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 29824, tabled on 4 March 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2016 to Question 29041, and with reference to his Department's press release of 18 August 2015 entitled Earnings outstrip rail fare increases for first time in a decade, in what circumstances the conditions of his Department's licence with ATOC permit information on the rail industry's central revenue and ticketing database to be released.

Answered on

9 March 2016

The Department holds information on ticket sales through the revenue settlement service for UK passenger rail ticket sales (the LENNON database), which is provided by train operating companies to support the Department in managing the rail franchise programme. Under the conditions of the agreement to use the LENNON database from the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC), the Department does not have permission to publish such information.

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