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Rail Services (Overcrowding)

Volume 130: debated on Tuesday 29 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what information he has as to which rail lines are currently subject to particular overcrowding.

I monitor carefully the performance of lines in those sectors for which loading standards have been agreed. The Government have approved record levels of investment on infrastructure and rolling stock to enable the board to relieve congestion and meet these quality standards. In addition, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport announced on 25 March a joint study with LRT and BR to develop a strategy to cater for projected growth in demand for rail services in central London.