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Railways: Franchises

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 60671, tabled on 17 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether each train operator with a franchise agreement with his Department has been asked to provide options for revenue maximisation such as reference to fares and revenue yield choices over time.

Answered on

26 June 2020

The Emergency Measures Agreements (EMAs) require operators to act in in a commercial manner in relation to the management of revenues and costs. This includes implementing initiatives to protect and grow revenue.