Network Rail - King's Cross incident

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-01-21
Session date: 
January 21, 2015
Reference: 
2015/0009
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

What representations have you made to Network Rail regarding the overrunning of maintenance works at King's Cross, the subsequent redirection of services to Finsbury Park, and the clear lack of preparation at that station to deal with the high volumes of passengers?

Answer

Answer for Network Rail - King's Cross incident

Answer for Network Rail - King's Cross incident

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Network Rail has acknowledged that it has lessons to learn about planning and managing major works and the contingency arrangements put in place. I met Mark Carne on 8 January and raised this matter - particularly the knock on effect on TfL services ­­- with him.