§ Mr. Don Foster
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions how many new rolling stock vehicles(a) were ordered and (b) entered service on Britain's railways between 25 February 1999 and 31 December 2001; and if he will state the proportion of rolling stock that were new or refurbished as of (i) 25 February 1999, (ii) 31 December 2001 and (iii) the latest available date. 
§ Mr. Jamieson
1,352 new vehicles were ordered between 25 February 1999 and 31 December 2001. 1,045 new vehicles entered service between 1 January 1999 and 31 December 2001. Information on rolling stock refurbishments is not held centrally.