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Railway Crossing, Crawley.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 7th March 1935.

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Photo of Mr Henry Cautley Mr Henry Cautley , East Grinstead


asked the Minister of Transport whether his attention has been drawn to the congestion in Crawley, due principally to the level crossing of the Southern Railway on the London-Brighton road; and what action he proposes to take?

Photo of Mr Leslie Hore-Belisha Mr Leslie Hore-Belisha , Plymouth, Devonport

Yes, Sir, and I have agreed to make a substantial grant from the Road Fund towards the cost, £90,000, of a by-pass and a new bridge over the railway which the West Sussex County Council propose to construct.