Written Question on Great Western Railway Line: Electrification

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Date Title Questioner
20 Sep 2017, 12:51 p.m. Lord Rosser (Labour - Life peer) Lord Rosser (Labour - Life peer)

Question to the Department for Transport

To ask Her Majesty's Government, in light of recent decisions to reduce the previously announced intended extent of route electrification of the Great Western franchise, what additional payment will have to be made to Hitachi to reflect the consequential increase in the use of the diesel engine in the bi-modal train.

Answer (Lord Callanan)

The Department for Transport is currently in discussions to amend the Great Western Main Line Intercity Express contract. The specific detail of these discussions remains commercially confidential.

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