£47 million spent on deferred sections of Great Western modernisation

Looking towards London at Didcot Parkway on August 18. PAUL BIGLAND/RAIL.

Network Rail Chief Executive Mark Carne told the Public Accounts Committee that “around £47 million” has been spent on works on the Great Western Main Line where electrification has been deferred. He added that the total incremental cost of the deferred works is “around £160m”.

  • A full, in-depth report appears in RAIL 817, published on January 4,

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