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Question for Department for Transport

UIN 46631, tabled on 15 September 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much Southern Railway has paid in compensation to Network Rail since the start of that franchise.

Answered on

10 October 2016

Under their track access agreement, compensation for unplanned disruption passes between Govia Thameslink Railway and Network Rail based upon which party is responsible for each disruptive incident. The Department does not see the breakdown of the compensation paid by each party. The net figures covering the years 2011-12 to 2014-15, are published on Network Rail's website (‘Payments for disruption on the railway made under schedule 8’) at the following address:

http://www.networkrail.co.uk/transparency/datasets/