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Network Rail: Expenditure

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 29943, tabled on 7 March 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what Network Rail's net expenditure under Schedule 4 inclusive of Access Charge Supplement income was in current prices for each train operating company in each year from 2009-10 to 2014-15.

Answered on

10 March 2016

I have requested this information from Network Rail and can confirm that the overall net position for each year was as follows (‘-‘ denotes net income):

Year

09/10

10/11

11/12

12/13

13/14

14/15

Net Position (£m)

- 58

-73

- 92

- 30

30

- 8

The above figures are comprised of the Schedule 4 payments made by Network Rail to Train Operating Companies and the access charge supplements received by Network Rail from those companies.

The Schedule 4 payments made by Network Rail to Train Operating Companies for each year were as follows:

Summary Schedule 4 payments as per invoiced values (Source: Network Rail)

Noted in the year the payment relates to, as opposed to the year the payment was made

Includes standard schedule 4 payments and claims for restriction of use. Exclusive of Access Charge Supplement income

Schedule 4 payments – 15/16 prices £m

TOC (latest Franchise name)

09/10

10/11

11/12

12/13

13/14

14/15

Arriva Trains Wales

4.7

1.9

1.9

2.7

2.7

3.4

C2C

2.4

1.8

2.5

2.0

3.3

2.9

Chiltern

0.6

0.9

0.9

0.5

0.4

8.2

Cross Country

7.6

7.8

8.2

6.0

11.8

13.5

East Midlands Trains

20.3

9.7

5.5

5.8

21.6

9.6

GoVia Thameslink Railway

10.7

18.7

13.6

6.3

10.0

11.9

First Great Western

27.3

24.3

15.0

19.6

38.3

38.3

Heathrow Express

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.1

0.1

London Midland

2.0

2.7

2.3

4.1

3.5

8.4

London Overground

5.7

6.5

2.2

1.6

3.4

6.7

Merseyrail

2.3

1.5

0.8

4.2

3.8

0.3

Northern

4.9

3.6

4.9

7.0

9.8

8.8

Scotrail

5.4

4.1

4.3

2.3

4.2

4.5

South Eastern

13.0

9.8

6.4

6.0

11.9

12.4

South West Trains

15.2

11.5

11.1

12.1

12.3

16.8

Southern

9.4

11.7

10.3

15.6

19.4

32.9

Transpennine Express

4.7

2.5

4.3

3.5

3.6

4.2

Virgin West Coast

8.0

7.9

6.4

12.9

7.5

23.7

Virgin Trains East Coast

14.6

17.1

11.6

18.2

31.7

28.3

Abellio Greater Anglia

20.4

15.2

17.2

14.7

17.5

17.9

Grand Total

179.1

159.4

129.2

145.1

216.8

253.0

Charge to Enhancements

- 11.35

- 32.26

- 17.78

- 12.46

- 32.31

- 56.00

Net Total (equivalent to ACS income)

167.7

127.2

111.4

132.6

184.5

197.0

The Schedule 4 access charge supplements received by Network Rail from Train Operating Companies were as follows:

Summary Schedule 4 access charge supplements (Source: Network Rail)

Revalued as part of the CP5 review of charges, resulting in some significant changes in 14/15

Based on expected payments for renewals and maintenance work, therefore must exclude charges to enhancements as a comparative

Schedule 4 Access Charge Supplements – 15/16 prices £m

TOC

09/10

10/11

11/12

12/13

13/14

14/15

Arriva Trains Wales

1.5

1.3

1.3

1.1

1.1

11.4

C2C

2.7

2.4

2.4

1.9

1.9

2.4

Chiltern

2.9

2.7

2.7

2.1

2.0

0.9

Cross Country

15.2

13.4

13.7

10.9

10.4

15.4

East Midlands Trains

8.2

7.3

7.4

6.0

5.6

10.5

GoVia Thameslink Railway

8.2

7.3

7.4

6.0

5.7

7.5

First Great Western

43.1

38.3

38.9

31.1

29.4

28.1

Heathrow Express

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.0

London Midland

2.5

2.3

2.3

1.9

1.7

5.5

London Overground

0.5

0.5

0.5

0.4

0.4

3.8

Merseyrail

2.9

2.7

2.7

2.1

2.0

1.6

Northern

2.7

2.4

2.4

2.0

1.9

6.8

Scotrail

6.9

6.1

6.2

4.9

4.7

7.6

South Eastern

4.1

3.7

3.7

3.1

2.8

13.7

South West Trains

19.7

17.5

17.8

14.2

13.4

13.5

Southern

12.5

11.0

11.2

8.9

8.4

11.1

Transpennine Express

2.4

2.1

2.1

1.7

1.6

5.4

Virgin West Coast

39.2

34.8

35.5

28.3

26.8

19.4

Virgin Trains East Coast

40.8

36.2

36.8

29.4

27.9

27.4

Abellio Greater Anglia

9.4

8.4

8.5

6.8

6.4

12.8

Grand Total

225.6

200.6

203.8

162.8

154.1

204.8

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