Decision details

LTP ITB Rail Accessibility Package

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Approval for the scheme to progress through DP5 (Full Business Case).

Decision:

(i)              In respect of the LTP ITB Rail Accessibility Package the Investment Committee approved that:

(a)        The LTP ITB Rail Accessibility Package proceeds through decision point 5 (full business case with finalised costs) and work commences on activity 6 (delivery).

(b)        Approval to £708,750 from the Local Transport Plan Integrated Transport Block 2019-22 is given. The total scheme value is £7.044 million.

(c)        The Combined Authority to enter into a grant funding agreement with Northern for expenditure of up to £176,250 from the LTP ITB 2019-22 fund, towards the Todmorden business case development and delivery costs.

(d)        The Combined Authority to enter into a funding agreement with Network Rail for expenditure of up to £0.180 million from the LTP ITB 2019-22 fund, towards the Menston business case development and delivery costs.

(e)        The Combined Authority to enter into a grant funding agreement with Northern for expenditure of up to £352,500 from the LTP ITB 2019-22 fund, towards the Pontefract Monkhill business case development and delivery costs.

(f)          Future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this report, subject to the package remaining within the tolerances outlined in this report.

 

Report author: Rebecca Cheung

Publication date: 03/12/2020

Date of decision: 02/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 02/12/2020 - West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee

Effective from: 11/12/2020