HC Deb 01 February 2002 vol 379 c586W
Mr. Randall

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions how many trains were fitted with automatic train protection systems in(a) January 2001, (b) July 2001 and (c) January 2002. [31354]

Mr. Jamieson

Although figures are not available for the precise months requested, the Health and Safety Executive advises that the Train Protection and Warning System (TPWS) has been retro-fitted to existing stock on the following basis: 427 trains by May 2001, 1,117 trains by August 2001, 1,993 trains by November 2001 and 2,259 trains by January 2002. All new trains are being delivered with TPWS fitted. British Rail Automatic Train Protection (BR-ATP) is fitted on all First Great Western, Chiltern Line and Heathrow Express trains.