Transport Links from Wigan to Manchester

Mathew Sims made this Freedom of Information request to Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council,

I would be grateful if you could please provide me with the following information:

1. Any information held by the Council relating to the capacity of, and level of usage of, rail services from Wigan North Western to Manchester Oxford Road;

In particular, you may wish to provide:
- minutes of council (or internal staff/officer) meetings;
- copies of emails relating to this information;
- copies of corresspondence with Transport for Greater Manchester, Network Rail, Train Operating Companies, DfT, other local authorities, or any other organisations/bodies;
- relevent transport data held by the Council, or received by the Council from outside organisations/bodies;
- non-public timetabling, rail planning, or other data held by the Council or received by it from other organisations (such as Network Rail, Train Operating Companies, DfT, TfGM, etc)

I am aware that this is a specific and potentially difficult to fulfill request, however I hope that you will work with me to obtain the required information.

Yours faithfully,

Mathew Sims

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Mathew
I am emailing to confirm the receipt of your recent FOI request to Wigan
Council. This has been logged and will be forwarded to the relevant
department for action.
We will respond as soon as possible and in most cases no later than 20
working days after the receipt of your request i.e., 19th March 2018.
If you have any comments or questions in the meantime, please direct them
to [1][Wigan Council request email], or to Freedom of Information, Resources
Directorate, Wigan Council, PO Box 100, WN1 3DS
The Council does not charge for most FOI requests, but charges may be made
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charge is to be made, confirmation of the payment due will be given before
the information is provided and payment may be requested prior to the
provision of the information.
Your contact is Kath MacDonald.
Regards
Freedom of Information
Legal Service - Resources Directorate
Wigan Council, PO Box 100
Town Hall, Library Street, Wigan WN1 3DS
[2]www.wigan.gov.uk
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Dear Mathew
I am writing to respond to your recent request for information. This
request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
 
The response to your request is detailed below.
 

* The council does not hold the requeted information.  You may wish to
try Transport for Greater Manchester FOI - [1]https://tfgm.com/foi

 
If you are unhappy with any aspect of this response, an independent senior
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receipt of this response giving the reasons for your complaint.  You can
either email [2][Wigan Council request email] or write to Freedom of Information
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regulator for Freedom of Information. Her website is
[3]https://ico.org.uk/ and her helpline number is 0303 1231113.
 
Her staff may ask you to exhaust our internal complaints procedure if you
choose to complain to her office now.
 
Kind Regards
 
 
 
Freedom of Information
Legal Services - Resources Directorate
Wigan Council, PO Box 100
Town Hall, Library Street, Wigan WN1 3DS
[4]www.wigan.gov.uk
[5]www.twitter.com/wigancouncil
[6]www.facebook.com/WiganCouncilOnline
 
 
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