Wales and Borders Rail Franchise:Written question - 907945

Asked by Conor McGinn
(St Helens North)

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Asked on: 05 December 2018
Wales Office
Wales and Borders Rail Franchise
What discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on Transport for Wales’s management of the Wales and Borders rail franchise.
Answered by: Nigel Adams
Answered on: 05 December 2018

I hold regular discussions with the Welsh Government and Transport for Wales on rail services in Wales, including the new Wales and Borders franchise. I have also met with the Director of Keolis this week, who have recently taken over the running of the train service in Wales.

The devolution of the Franchise is an example of effective co-operation between the Welsh and UK Governments.

It is vital that Transport for Wales resolves the service issues affecting the Franchise as soon as possible.

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