Lord Bradshaw – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Transport

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Lord Bradshaw on 2015-11-10.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of modern Class 170 diesel trains that would be released for re-deployment if the route from Hurst Green to Uckfield were electrified.

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon

We have not done an assessment but electrification of the route is expected to be considered as part of the Network Rail led Electrification Route Study.