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Ms Rosie Winterton: Park and ride schemes play an important part in helping to tackle congestion in many local areas. They are one of a range of policy tools suggested by the full guidance on the second Local Transport Plans (2006-11), published in December 2004.
During the first LTP period (2001-06), local transport authorities in England (outside of London) spent a total of £72.5 million of LTP funding on improving 92 existing park and ride facilities and delivering 76 new park and ride schemes.
Lembit Öpik: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many passenger delay minutes for Virgin Trains there were in each quarter since January 2006; and what proportion of these delays were caused by (a) Virgin Trains and (b) Network Rail in each quarter. 
|Delay minutes caused by Virgin Trains services||Proportion of delay caused by Network Rail (percentage)||Proportion of delay cause by Virgin Trains (percentage)|
Remaining percentage is accounted for by delays to Virgin Trains caused by other train operators
Lembit Öpik: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many passenger delay minutes for Arriva Trains Wales there were in each quarter since January 2006; and what proportion of these delays were caused by (a) Arriva Trains Wales and (b) Network Rail in each quarter. 
|Q4 2005-06||Q1 2006-07||Q2 2006-07||Q3 2006-07||Q4 2006-07||Q1 2007-08||Q2 2007-08||Q3 2007-08||Q4 2007-08||Q1 2008-09|
| Note: Remaining percentage is accounted for by delays to ATW trains caused by other train operators.|
'Quarterly' data are reported in four weekly periods. Quarter 3 of each year comprises four four-weekly periods and the other quarters comprise three four-weekly periods. A proportion of delays are caused by other train operators rather than Network Rail or the operator of the train affected.
Mr. Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what account her Department takes of the provision of unadvertised rail services to compensate for network repairs or other unforeseen events when evaluating the performance of train operating companies. 
Mr. Tom Harris: The public performance measure for rail takes account of service alterations made in advance, in order to reflect properly how trains have run compared with the train service plan for any particular day.
Mrs. James: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment she has made of the potential for electrification of those main line railway lines served exclusively by diesel locomotives at present. 
Mr. Tom Harris: The Department for Transport is working closely with the rail industry to re-examine the business case for electrification, explore how costs can be reduced and to agree priority schemes. This assessment will include those main line railway lines served exclusively by diesel locomotives at present. The aim is to produce an indicative implementation plan by the end of 2008.
Stephen Hammond: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 19 June 2008, Official Report, column 1068W, on railways: rolling stock, whether her Department previously held or collated this information. 
Mr. Tom Harris: This information was previously collated on an ad hoc basis for specific requirements. This information can be accessed via the Railway Press, from individual train operating companies or from ATOC which can be contacted at the following address:
40 Bernard Street
Ms Rosie Winterton:
I refer the hon. Member to the written ministerial statement, RoadsDelivering Choice
and Reliability, made by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport on 16 July 2008, Official Report, columns 32-34WS.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many fatalities there have been in road
traffic accidents per hundred thousand passenger miles in each year since 1995. 
|Number of fatalities per billion passenger kilometres( 1)|
|Car||Van||Bus or coach||Motorcycle||Pedestrian||Pedal cycle|
|(1) Car, van, bus or coach, motorcycle and pedal cycle passenger kilometres are derived from Traffic data. Pedestrian kilometres are derived from National Travel Survey data.|
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