Lilian Greenwood – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Transport

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Lilian Greenwood on 2014-03-31.

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what subsidiary companies of Directly Operated Railways have been created in connection with the direct awards programme.

Stephen Hammond

The following subsidiary companies owned by Directly Operated Railways have been used in connection with the Direct Awards programme.

· West Coast Main Line Company Limited

· Northern Trains Limited

· GW Railway Limited

· South Eastern Trains Limited

· Thameslink Limited

All of these companies are currently dormant.

The company also owns the East Coast Main Line Company Ltd which operates rail services on the East Coast Main Line and the following companies, both of which are dormant.

· OQS Rail Limited

· Hay’s Rail limited