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Freedom of Information request response regarding East Coast Main Line, the request asked:
if East Coast is making premium payments to government, or getting paid a subsidy
what the future entails for the agreements and payment of Class 180 Adelante trains
if East Coast has appointed a long term marketing agent
how East Coast justifies the state competing against private sector airlines, using state funds
how the balance of cost and revenue gain is measured considering the need to maximise premium return to the government
what the current plan is for inviting potential bidders for the East Coast Main Line
whether the role of First Class Partnerships within East Coast and Department for Transport could be explained
what the role of First Class Partnership is in advising the Department for Transport on train operating companies and other franchise bids