Lord Glenarthur – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the HM Treasury

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Lord Glenarthur on 2016-01-12.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government at what date they expect the new rolling stock for the Caledonian Sleeper operated under franchise by Serco Group to be brought into service.

Lord O’Neill of Gatley

Responsibility for the Caledonian Sleeper service is devolved to the Scottish Government.

At Autumn Statement 2011 the government committed to invest £50m in the Caledonian Sleeper service, conditional on co-funding from the Scottish Government, to support this valuable cross-border service. This funding was transferred as part of the 2012 Supplementary Estimates round.