West Anglia Franchise

Meeting: 
Plenary on 2012-06-20
Session date: 
June 20, 2012
Reference: 
2012/0044
Question By: 
Jennette Arnold OBE
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
Boris Johnson (Chair, TfL) and Sir Peter Hendy (Commissioner, TfL)

Question

The Greater Anglia Rail Franchise will be up for tender at the beginning of summer. Will you confirm that TfL will be entering an expression of interest in taking over the franchise so that my constituents can have an on time, value for money service similar to the North and East London lines which my constituents continue to rate highly?

Answer

Answer for West Anglia Franchise

Answer for West Anglia Franchise

Answered By: 
Boris Johnson (Chair, TfL) and Sir Peter Hendy (Commissioner, TfL)

Yes. The inner-suburban routes of the West Anglia part of this franchise were identified, alongside certain inner suburban Southeastern routes, in my Rail Vision, published in February 2012.