Laurence Robertson – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Transport

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Laurence Robertson on 2016-01-20.

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he expects the Birmingham to Bristol rail line to be electrified.

Claire Perry

Electrification of the railway line between Birmingham and Bristol is one of the schemes under consideration by Network Rail as part of the industry electrification strategy. We expect Network rail to publish a draft strategy for consultation in early 2016.