Written Questions are submitted by MPs or Lords to receive information from a Department.
|30 May 2018, 1:11 p.m.||Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Labour - Life peer)||Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Labour - Life peer)|
Question to the Department for Transport
To ask Her Majesty's Government which companies operate rail services in the UK; on which routes each company operates; and for each route, when the contract comes to an end.
Answer (Baroness Sugg)
The information requested is in the table below:
1 The UK Government has agreed in principle to transfer franchising powers to the Welsh Government who are leading and undertaking the procurement of the next Wales and Borders Franchise.
2 Anticipated direct award until 18 Aug 19. As shown on the Rail Franchise Schedule (Jul 17)
3 Assumed that at least 2 additional rail periods (Dec 19) will be utilised. As shown on the Rail Franchise Schedule (Jul 17)
4 Assumed that additional rail periods will be utilised to align with the West Coast Partnership start date (15 Sep 19)
5 Anticipated direct award until Apr 22 as announced in the Strategic Vision for Rail