Business Case for Improving the East Coast Main Line

Reference Number: 0598
Department: Economic Growth
Date Added: 02 April 2014
Last Updated: 14 April 2014

Contact Officer Details

Name: Simon Houldsworth
Telephone: 01325 388701

Lead Scrutiny Committee and Chair:

Scrutiny Chair: Councillor Dorothy Long
Lead Officer: Steve Petch
Lead Officer Email:

Relevant Cabinet Members

Name Email Portfolio
David Lyonette Transport Portfolio

Description of Decision to be Taken:

To approve the draft business case prepared by the East Coast Main Line Authorities and agree its use in making the case for further investment in the route such as improving Darlington Station.

Action: Decision
Date to be considered by Cabinet: 07 October 2014
Date to be considered by Council:
Deferred: Yes
Deferral History: Deferred from 4 June, 2 July, 3 September, 1 October and 5 November 2013 and 4 February, 4 March, 29 April and 3 June 2014 Cabinet meetings.

Reason for late inclusion:

Added to the plan in accordance with:

General Exception Rule: No

Other Details

Affected Wards: All wards
Documents to be submitted: Report and draft Business Case.
Proposed Consultees: Delivery partners and other key stakeholders.
Consultation Method: Email, meetings & telephone conversations. Delivery partners in the rail industry have been consulted during the process for preparing the Business Case