HC Deb 16 April 2002 vol 383 cc808-9W
Chris Grayling

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, pursuant to the answer of 26 March,Official Report, column 961W, ref 45348, on which of these projects (a) the high-level feasibility stage has been completed and (b) the detailed development work has begun. [49822]

Mr. Jamieson

Significant elements of all of the schemes listed as commitments on page 49 of the SRA's Strategic Plan are currently being implemented or are at a detailed stage of development. Of the schemes listed as priorities by 2010 the table sets out their status.

Project Status
Committed outputs from the Chiltern, South Central and South West replacements Chiltern—being implemented
South Central—High level feasibility stage
South West—Detailed development stage
Thameslink 2000 Detailed development stage
East Coast Main Line upgrade, including improvements at Kings Cross High level feasibility stage
Freight Strategy Various projects at different stages of development. Details
are in the SRA strategic plan
Midland Mainline franchise extension Implemented
TransPennine refranchising Subject of a commercial competition
New trains and platform extensions to reduce overcrowding in South-east England Several projects at different stages of development.
East London Line extension Detailed development stage. Implementation of northern
extension has started
London—West Anglia modernisation High level feasibility stage
RPP schemes Comprises several projects at different stages of development

The schemes listed for further development are all at the pre-feasibility or initial study stage.

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