Written statement to Parliament

Correction to the Written Answer to Parliamentary Question 4042

This speech was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Provides a table of rail franchise rolling stock orders placed since 2007, including a 2009 order placed by National Express East Anglia.

I regret to inform the House that there was an inaccuracy in the answer I gave to Parliamentary Question 4042 on 7 July 2010, Official Report, Col 265W, about what new rolling stock orders have been placed for each rail franchise since 2007. The table was incomplete and omitted the order, placed in April 2009 by National Express East Anglia, for 120 new electric multiple unit (EMU) vehicles. The full table is reproduced below.

Franchise Order date Type Vehicles
Southern May-07 EMU 48
London Midland Aug-07 EMU 148
London Midland Dec-07 DMU 69
Chiltern Railway Jan-08 DMU 8
Southern Mar-08 EMU 44
Virgin West Coast Sep-08 EMU 106
National Express East Anglia Apr-09 EMU 120