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Rail Minister questioned on rail infrastructure investment

30 April 2018

In its final evidence session in the inquiry into rail infrastructure investment, the Transport Committee questions the Department for Transport Rail Minister, Jo Johnson MP, about the Government's strategy for the railway network.

Witnesses

Monday 30 April 2018, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 4.45pm

  • Jo Johnson MP, Minister of State, Department for Transport
  • Brian Etheridge, Director of Rail Network Services, Department for Transport

Focus of the session

The session considers the lessons learned in rail control period (CP) 5, which has seen the cancellation of rail electrification schemes, and examine how the Department intends to coordinate plans for CP6 (2019-24), including its stewardship of the new railway enhancements pipeline and market-led proposals.

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