Agenda item

London Overground

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Steve Wright; [email protected]; 020 7983 4390

 

The Committee is recommended to note the report, put questions to the guests and note the discussion.

Minutes:

5.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions on London Overground to the following invited guests:

·  Jon Fox, Director of Rail, Transport for London;

·  Peter Austin, Managing Director, London Overground Rail Operations Ltd;

·  Janet Cooke, Chief Executive, London TravelWatch; and

·  Jonathan Roberts, Managing Director, Jonathan Roberts Consulting.

 

5.2  A presentation on London Overground given by Peter Austin is attached at Appendix 1.

 

5.3  A transcript of the discussion is attached at Appendix 2.

 

5.4  During the course of the discussion, the Committee requested the following additional information in writing:

·  A breakdown of London Overground income, showing which elements were linked to the Retail Prices Index;

·  What incentives might work for rail operators and Network Rail to improve the line-side environment, particularly in relation to graffiti, refuse and litter;

·  The percentage fare risk for Transport for London in the Crossrail concession; and

·  The leasing costs for the £250 million of new rolling stock for the West Anglia Overground lines.

 

5.5  Resolved:

 

  That the report and discussion be noted.

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