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Railways: Cheshire

Volume 468: debated on Monday 26 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans her Department has to re-open the Woodhead Tunnel for rail use; and if she will make a statement. (165092)

[holding answer 20 November 2007]: The Woodhead tunnels are owned by National Grid.

The Department has no plans to reopen the Woodhead tunnel for rail use.