FOI release

Siemens rail carriages contract: visits and personnel involved

Details of personnel who visited Germany prior to Siemens gaining a rail carriage contract and the people involved in awarding the contract.



Freedom of Information response regarding details on the personnel involved in the Siemens rail carriages contract. The original request asked:

  • which members of parliament (MP) and civil servants were involved in awarding the contract
  • who visited Germany prior to award of the contract

The response provides a list of the senior civil servants and MPs involved. Lists of the people making visits to the Siemans Krefield Factory on 10 December 2009 and the Siemans Graz and Vienna factories on the 17 and 18 February 2010 are also supplied.