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Train Operating Companies: Rolling Stock

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 2 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what requests have been received from train operating companies for extra rolling stock which have been (a) agreed to and (b) rejected since 1 January 2005. (190559)

There are a number of discussions which have taken place since 2005 which have resulted in contract orders on a number of train operating companies.

Contract date

TOC

Number of vehicles

Type

May 2005

Chiltern

6

Diesel

June 2005

Southeastern

174

Electric

February 2006

SWT

68

Electric

May 2007

Southern

48

Electric

August 2007

London Midland

148

Electric

December 2007

London Midland

69

Diesel

January 2008

Chiltern

8

Diesel