2013 Report details for project: InterCity Express Programme (IEP)

Project name: InterCity Express Programme (IEP) - there are 7 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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Organisation: DFT (D9) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2013 (data is from Sept 2012)
Category: Infrastructure - see all reports for this category
Description: Intercity Express Programme (IEP) comprises a service to finance, deliver and maintain a new fleet of intercity trains needed to replace ageing trains and support demand growth on the Great Western Main Line and East Coast Main Line routes. IEP's aim is to deliver a best overall long term value for money solution across the rail industry, optimising trains, infrastructure and operations. IEP's objectives are to: deliver increased carrying capacity on the rail network; deliver a fast reliable journey time; meet customer requirements by providing an enhanced passenger environment; improve safety; deliver an environmentally sustainable solution; minimise whole-life, whole-system cost; offer flexibility of deployment and; to manage the transition between the Train Service Provider and existing Intercity fleets.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Green
DCA text: Rolling stock financing is now complete for the Great Western element of IEP. Senior team resourcing has been closely monitored and all senior posts have now been filled.
Start date: 2005-06-01
End date: 2019-12-31
Schedule text: Project is on schedule
Baseline: £5.86m
Forecast: £5.86m
Variance: 0.00%
Variance text: For forthcoming quarters we are predicting a budget underspend
Whole Life Cost: £1,288.68m
WLCost text:
Notes1: Intercity Express Programme (IEP)
Sourcefile: DFT_2013.csv

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