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Rail Capacity

Volume 472: debated on Tuesday 4 March 2008

22. To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of the capacity of the rail network. (190995)

In the preparation of the Rail White Paper, the Government carried out assessments of the adequacy of the capacity of the rail network. This drew on work carried out by the rail industry. The outcome of this work is published in the 2007 Rail White Paper “Delivering a Sustainable Railway”.