HL Deb 05 February 1996 vol 569 c4WA
Lord Gainford

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will publish the franchise agreements and related documents for the LTS Rail, Great Western Trains and South West Trains passenger rail franchises.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Transport (Viscount Goschen):

Copies of the franchise agreements for Great Western Trains and South West Trains have today been placed in the Library, together with the Disabled, Senior and Young Persons Railcard schemes, the staff travel scheme, the Ticketing and Settlement Agreement, the Association of Train Operating Companies' LRT Scheme, the Travelcard Agreement and the Through-Ticketing (non-Travelcard) Agreement. Certain provisions of these documents have been deleted in line with Section 73 of the Railways Act 1993.

The franchise agreement for the LTS Rail franchise will be placed in the Library in due course.