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Railways: Finance

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 5922, tabled on 18 July 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the report Ensuring a Sustainable Railway Industry, Options for developing franchised passengers services, published in May 2017.

Answered on

25 July 2017

We welcome the recent report on Ensuring a Sustainable Railway Industry and are always looking at ways we can improve our approach to rail franchising. We will continue to work with the railway industry and wider stakeholders to ensure that we create the best possible service for passengers.