2019 Report details for project: South West Route Capacity

Project name: South West Route Capacity - there are 3 reports for this project: 2017, 2018, 2019
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Organisation: DFT (D9) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2019 (data is from Sept 2018)
Category: Infrastructure - see all reports for this category
Description: Programme of infrastructure upgrades and new rolling stock to increase passenger capacity including enhancements works at Waterloo station.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Green
DCA text: The delivery of the core elements of the Programme are now complete. Works to re-open Waterloo International Terminal were completed in December 2018 for passenger services. DfT are containing to work with Network Rail to ensure delivery of the overall benefits of the Programme.
Start date: 2012-07-16
End date: 2019-12-31
Schedule text: On schedule for December 2019. The Reading 10 car service and the December 2017 milestones allowing 10 car services to non-suburban lines were met. All 30 of the new train units are now in use and have received positive response from passengers with regards to comfort, information display and room on the carriages. Waterloo International Terminal opened in December 2018.
Baseline: £178.22m
Forecast: £129.02m
Variance: -28.00%
Variance text: An underspend was reported which arose from a requirement to reprofile the works to later years.
Whole Life Cost: £820.20m
WLCost text: The variance arose when cost pressures associated with the Feltham Station scheme were reported. A funding solution was identified and the budget was adjusted accordingly. In addition, all programme cost estimates were uplifted from 2012/13 prices to outturn pricing. This resulted in the increase to £820m, from £735m reported last year.
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