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West Coast Railway Line: Repairs and Maintenance

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps his Department has taken to ensure that there is minimal disruption over the Christmas period from improvements works to the West Coast Main Line. (246165)

The Department for Transport has had regular meetings with both Network Rail and the train operators as they have made their preparations for the introduction of the new West Coast Main Line timetables. This preparation included a special commissioning timetable which covers the Christmas period.