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Rail Vehicles

Volume 447: debated on Monday 12 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what his policy is on altering the system of procurement of new rail vehicles to reduce peaks and troughs in demand. (73609)

[holding answer 25 May 2006]: The Department for Transport recognises the challenges faced by manufacturers and suppliers in responding to peaks and troughs in demand for new rolling stock and is committed to working with the industry to plan ahead more effectively.