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Railways: Coventry

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 24 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent steps the Government have taken to improve rail services to and from Coventry. (256814)

The Government have specified an increase in the number of inter-city trains from two to three each way per hour between London, Coventry and Birmingham, and the additional services were introduced in December 2008. The Government have also specified an increase in the number of trains between Northampton, Coventry and Birmingham from one to two each way per hour throughout the day, and these too were introduced in December 2008.