HC Deb 19 June 2002 vol 387 c426W
Mrs. May

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the increase was in access charges granted to Railtrack as part of the last periodic review carried out by the ORR. [62295]

Mr. Jamieson

(holding answer 17 June 2002]: aragraph 8.22 of the Regulator's Periodic Review outlines that the base level of track access charges paid by franchised train operators in 2001–02 would fall by 11.2 per cent. in real terms in comparison to the 2000–01 level, then increase in real terms by an average of 4.7 per cent. per annum from 2002–03 to 2005–06.