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Railway Network: St. Pancras Railway Station

Volume 464: debated on Monday 15 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if she will take steps to build a network of high speed rail lines radiating from St. Pancras; and if she will make a statement. (157583)

A high speed line from St. Pancras will open for revenue earning service on 14 November 2007, serving both Brussels and Paris. The White Paper, Delivering a Sustainable Railway, discussed the merits of further high speed rail lines but concluded that decisions on building such lines need not be made until 2012.