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Railway Stations: South West

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans his Department has to (a) reopen closed rail stations and (b) open new rail stations in the South West; and if he will make a statement. (245001)

The Department for Transport has no plans to reopen closed stations or open new stations in the South West. It is for local transport authorities to promote the opening of new stations if they believe this is the best way of meeting local transport needs.