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Initial deadline for this inquiry was Monday 18 December 2017. However, the Committee is still accepting written submissions.
The process for deciding the funding and outputs of Network Rail for the control period 2019-2024 is underway. Against this background, the Committee wishes to understand whether the current system of planning and delivering investment in rail infrastructure is adequate. The Committee is particularly interested in submissions addressing:
Evidence given by Joanna Whittington, Chief Executive Officer, and John Larkinson, Director of Railway Markets and Economics, Office of Rail and Road; Mark Carne, Chief Executive, and Jo Kaye, Managing Director, System Operator, Network Rail (at 5.30pm).
Evidence given by Geoff Brown, Chair, Peninsula Rail Task Force, Maria Machancoses, Director, Midlands Connect, Barry White, Chief Executive, Transport for the North, and Mick Noone, Director of Integrated Transport, Merseytravel; Malcolm Brown, Chief Executive, Angel Trains Ltd, Jonathan Willcock, Managing Director, Signalling Systems & Infrastructure, Alstom UK & Ireland, Rob Morris, Managing Director, Siemens Rail Automation UK, and Alan Price, Chair, Rail Sector Interest Group, Association for Consultancy and Engineering (at 5.30pm).
Jo Johnson MP, Minister of State, Department for TransportBrian Etheridge, Director of Rail Network Services, Department for Transport
Transport Committee examines the Office of Rail and Road's approach to economic regulation