The White Paper, 'Delivering a sustainable railway' (Cm. 7176, ISBN 9780101717625) published on July 2007 and set the Government's general vision for the railways for the next thirty years. Network Rail's engineering overruns at New Year 2008 caused tremendous inconvenience to passengers across the country and inevitably shaped the Committee's oral evidence sessions. The Committee's investigation, along with analyses from the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) have led them to believe that the engineering overruns are symptonatic of crucial system flaws which have to be resolved if there is to be any hope of getting a sustainable railway, as promised in the White Paper. This report covers both subjectsTenth Report of Session 2007-08 : Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence Great Britain. ... 9 January 2008 Mr Jim Steer, Ms Julie Mills , Mr Roger Ford and Mr Paul Martin 9 January 2008 Mr Jim Steer, Ms Julie Mills, Mr ... Q51 Clivc Efford: Just going back to electrification, is the redeployment of electric powered rolling stock a problem? ... high speed services with diesel trains, and even madder to consider running future high speed services with diesel trains.
|Title||:||Delivering a Sustainable Railway|
|Author||:||Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Transport Committee|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2008-07-24|