First-Class Railway Compartments.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 12th June 1940.

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Photo of Sir Herbert Butcher Sir Herbert Butcher , Holland with Boston

asked the Minister of Transport whether, to secure the maximum use of all accommodation, he will now withdraw first-class travelling facilities?

Photo of Sir John Reith Sir John Reith , Southampton

I am advised by the Railway Executive Committee that first-class accommodation is now being used to such an extent that its withdrawal would not appreciably increase the accommodation available for passengers as a whole.