§ 28. Mr. David Atkinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on the restoration of Bournemouth station. 
§ Mr. Watts
The Government and Railtrack are committed to the provision of a quality rail infrastructure. As part of this commitment, Railtrack is carrying out refurbishment work on Bournemouth station, a listed building, which involves restoring and cleaning the external brickwork and masonry of the station wall facing the town centre. This work began on 14 September.