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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-00629: Pauline McNeill (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 9 June 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how it will ensure parity for travellers on the west coast main line with the four hour journey time on east coast services.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 22 June 2016

The Inter City West Coast re-franchising consultation is underway and the Scottish Government will be making representations to the Department for Transport conveying clear aspirations for cross-border rail services: faster journey times between Scotland and London, as well as safe, frequent, reliable, punctual services connecting Scotland to London and intermediate locations.