Sleepers

Shami made this Freedom of Information request to Docklands Light Railway Limited

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Dear Docklands Light Railway Limited,

Please would you let me know how many sleepers and switch and crossing bearers you install annually by type (e.g. concrete wooden or steel).

Yours faithfully,

Shamiso Mutukwa

FOI, Docklands Light Railway Limited

Dear Shamiso Mutukwa

 

TfL Ref: 2450-1718

 

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 26
November 2017 asking for information about the DLR.

 

Your request will be processed by TfL, the Greater London Authority and
its subsidiaries to provide you with a response in accordance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 and our information access policy.

 

A response will be sent to you by 27 December. We publish a substantial
range of information on our website on subjects including operational
performance, contracts, expenditure, journey data, governance and our
financial performance. This includes data which is frequently asked for in
FOI requests or other public queries. Please check
[1]http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/transpar... to see if this helps you.

 

We will publish anonymised versions of requests and responses on the
[2]www.tfl.gov.uk website. We will not publish your name and we will send
a copy of the response to you before it is published on our website.

 

In the meantime, if you would like to discuss this matter further, please
do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

 

 

Sara Thomas

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

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Dear Shamiso Mutukwa

 

TfL Ref: 2450-1718

 

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 26
November 2017 asking for information about the DLR.

 

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of
the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. I can
confirm that we hold some of the information you require.

 

The following numbers and types of sleepers were installed on the DLR
network in the last year by our Franchisee and Concessionaire Track
maintainers.  Please note that no sleepers were installed by DLRL.

 

Concrete sleepers 60

Wooden sleepers 42

Joint timbers 24

S&C timbers 15

Steel sleepers 0

 

We only hold the data for the last year as there is no contractual
obligation for our Franchisee or Concessionaire to keep these records.

 

If this is not the information you are looking for, please do not hesitate
to contact me.

 

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to
appeal as well as information on copyright and what to do if you would
like to re-use any of the information we have disclosed.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Sara Thomas

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

 

 

From: FOI
Sent: 28 November 2017 10:12
To: '[FOI #448705 email]'
Subject: RE: FOI ref 2450-1718 Freedom of Information request - Sleepers

 

Dear Shamiso Mutukwa

 

TfL Ref: 2450-1718

 

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 26
November 2017 asking for information about the DLR.

 

Your request will be processed by TfL, the Greater London Authority and
its subsidiaries to provide you with a response in accordance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 and our information access policy.

 

A response will be sent to you by 27 December. We publish a substantial
range of information on our website on subjects including operational
performance, contracts, expenditure, journey data, governance and our
financial performance. This includes data which is frequently asked for in
FOI requests or other public queries. Please check
[1]http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/transpar... to see if this helps you.

 

We will publish anonymised versions of requests and responses on the
[2]www.tfl.gov.uk website. We will not publish your name and we will send
a copy of the response to you before it is published on our website.

 

In the meantime, if you would like to discuss this matter further, please
do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

 

 

Sara Thomas

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

 

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