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Rolling Stock: Greater Manchester

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 24 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether relevant passenger transport executives will be involved in decisions regarding the redeployment of railway rolling stock released through Greater Manchester's spending on the Rochdale and Oldham Metrolink extension; and if he will make a statement. (256885)

In accordance with the Northern Rail franchise agreement, consultations regarding the future redeployment of this rolling stock will be held with the relevant passenger transport executives (PTEs).

The following PTEs are co-signatories to the Northern franchise agreement:

West Yorkshire PTE

South Yorkshire PTE

Greater Manchester PTE

Tyne and Wear PTE

Merseytravel PTE.