Agenda

Rail North Committee - Monday, 15th July, 2024 11.00 am

Venue: Boardroom, GMCA Offices Tootal Buildings, 56 Oxford Street, M1 6EU

Contact: Gary Rich 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and Apologies

The Chair to welcome Members and Members of the public to the meeting.

Lead: Chair

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2.

Appointment of Committee Chair and Vice Chairs

Members to appoint a Chair and a Majority and Minority Party Vice Chair to the Rail North Committee.

 

Lead:  Julie Openshaw

 

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3.

Declarations of Interest

Members are required to declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they may have relating to items on the agenda and state the nature of such interest.

 

Lead: Chair

 

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4.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To consider the approval and signature of the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record and to consider any requests for updates on matters contained therein.

 

Lead: Chair

 

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5.

Rail Accessibility Task and Finish Group pdf icon PDF 151 KB

To consider the update on the work of the Task and Finish Group and the outline next steps.

Lead: David Worsley

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6.

Rail North Partnership Operational Update pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To consider the update on operational rail matters, and the updates from the train operators.

Lead: Gary Bogan and David Hoggarth

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7.

Train Operating Companies Annual Business Plans 2025/26 pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To consider the update and overview of the process for shaping the Northern and TransPennine Trains business plans for 2025/26 and to approve the Transport for the North strategic priorities for input into the Annual Business Plan process for the train operator 2025/26 business plans.

Lead: Caroline Young

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8.

Date and time of next meeting

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 3 September at 10.30am

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9.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To resolve that the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Items 10 on the grounds that:

 

(1)It is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during such item(s), confidential information as defined in S100A(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) would be disclosed to them in breach of the obligation of confidence; and/or

(2)it / they involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information as set out in the Paragraphs [listed below] of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

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10.

Private Minutes of the Previous Meeting

To consider the approval and signature of the private minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record and to consider any requests for updates on matters contained therein.

Lead: Chair