Manchester - Sheffield Railway Line - Question to Department for Transport

Jared asked the following question 'To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to eliminate the single line bottleneck through Dore & Totley station on the Hope Valley railway route between Sheffield and Manchester'

This was asked on 12/12/2017.

Paul Maynard responded with 'As part of the Great North Rail Project, the Hope Valley and Dore capacity schemes will increase track capacity to allow a more frequent service, accommodating three fast trains an hour between Sheffield and Manchester. This scheme is currently subject to a Transport and Works Act Order application, to which the Department is currently considering.'

This was received on 20/12/2017.

Jared O'Mara