Delivering Electrification Efficiency

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Dear Network Rail Limited,

Network Rail has published a report internally on Delivering Electrification Efficiency on the Midland Mainline and Transpennine Route Upgrade. The report titled:

Delivering Electrification Efficiency - MML and TRU Programmes.

The report was published in May 2021 and mentioned in board minutes. Is it possible to publish a copy of this report?

Understanding how industry can reduce electrification costs is critical to future projects and I believe these reports should be public to allow other projects to embed the learning. Thus I thank you in advance for your help. I also appreciate that if commercially sensitive some parts may need to be redacted.

Yours faithfully,

Noel Dolphin

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Network Rail has published a report internally on Delivering
Electrification Efficiency on the Midland Mainline and Transpennine Route
Upgrade. The report titled:

 

Delivering Electrification Efficiency - MML and TRU Programmes.

 

The report was published in May 2021 and mentioned in board minutes. Is it
possible to publish a copy of this report?

 

Understanding how industry can reduce electrification costs is critical to
future projects and I believe these reports should be public to allow
other projects to embed the learning. Thus I thank you in advance for your
help. I also appreciate that if commercially sensitive some parts may need
to be redacted.

 

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Dear Noel Dolphin

 

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Dear FOI,

Thank you for the response and sending the report.

Railway electrification costs have often been in the public eye. However, railway electrification is a critical part of the decarbonisation of transport.

It is good news that Network Rail is working to reduce costs. I think it is of benefit to the public that Network Rail is visibly trying to reduce costs, so thank you for sharing the report.

Yours sincerely,

Noel Dolphin