Great Western Railway: Rolling Stock

(asked on 10th January 2024) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Gower on 20 December 2023 (HL1200), what discussions they have had with Hitachi about using their Newton Aycliffe plant to alleviate overcrowding, in particular between Cardiff and London, by repairing damaged rolling stock to enable services to be run with the scheduled number of carriages.

Answered by
Lord Davies of Gower Portrait
Lord Davies of Gower
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)
This question was answered on 24th January 2024

Great Western, as the operator of the trains, is in continual contact with their delivery partners to ensure that any sets that are damaged are repaired in a timely manner and at the most appropriate repair location.

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