The Earl of Haddington
asked Her Majesty's Government:
In each of the last 10 years, what contract of projects in connection with the maintenance of the Severn Tunnel have been awarded to or undertaken by Railtrack; what was the value of these contracts or projects; and what was the nature of the maintenance involved. [HL1300]
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Lord Whitty)
The maintenance of the Severn Tunnel is the responsibility of Railtrack. The Severn Tunnell is inspected regularly to ensure compliance with Railtrack's statutory responsibilities.