The Transport Committee will begin taking oral evidence in its inquiry into Overcrowding on Public Transport as follows:

Wednesday 8 January

at 4.00pm Passenger Transport Executive Group
at 4.40pm Rail Passengers Council
at 5.20pm London Transport Users Committee

The inquiry into Overcrowding on Public Transport will conclude on 22 January.  Further details will be announced in due course.


Wednesday 15 January

The Committee will complete the oral evidence programme in its inquiry into Multi-Modal Studies as follows:

at 4.00pm Council for the Protection of Rural England and English Nature
at 4.30pm Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP, Secretary of State, Transport

The evidence sessions will take place in public, unless otherwise decided by the Committee.  Because the meetings may be moved from the Palace of Westminster to Portcullis House, those wishing to attend the meetings should check the venue by contacting the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearings.