Manchester - Sheffield Railway Line - Question to Department for Transport

Jared asked the following ‘To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Hope Valley Capacity Scheme, whether Network Rail has plans to make available increased capacity to provide additional diversionary routes during the TransPennine upgrade.’

This was asked on 08/10/2018

Joseph Johnson responded with ‘The use of the additional capacity created by the Hope Valley Capacity scheme will be determined by the franchise specifier, the Rail North Partnership. Diversionary routes for the proposed Transpennine Route Upgrade will be part of the next phase of planning once the scope is agreed.’

This was received on 16/10/2018

Jacob Millen-Bamford