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National Audit Office report: PAC memorandum: Planning and delivery of the 2014–2019 rail investment programme

PAC memorandum: Planning and delivery of the 2014–2019 rail investment programme

In June 2015, the Secretary of State for Transport announced that two large rail electrification schemes would be paused because the rail investment portfolio was costing more and taking longer.

This short briefing describes the process of planning rail investment, outlines what has changed from the previous planning period and details the government’s response.

16 October 2015

 

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Published date: October 16, 2015