South Western Railway Campaign

South Western Railway Campaign

South Western Railway

James Sunderland is Vice-Chair of the South Western Railway All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG). The aims of the group are: 

  1. Capacity: Timetable, frequency, capacity, journey time, train and bus connections and service availability. 
    Objective: adequate rail capacity that meets demand
  2. Future: Investment, strategy, industry structure, Route Study, franchise sustainability, franchise mapping and infrastructure enhancements. 
    Objective: future investment and organisation delivers the service that constituents require and expect

  3. Passenger Service: Comfort, provision of information, accessibility, station services provision, WiFi provision, recompense, refreshments, quality of train refurbishment. 
    Objective: passenger experience meets expectations

  4. Performance: Operating Performance, service delivery, train service contingencies and resources. 
    Objective: reliable and punctual train services delivered for passengers
  5. Value: Taxpayer value for money, delivery of franchise obligations, Network Rail use of its Government funding.
    Objective: achieving value for money for passenger and taxpayer