Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Railways – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd April 1958.

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Photo of Mr Harold Watkinson Mr Harold Watkinson , Woking 12:00 am, 2nd April 1958

Perhaps my hon. Friend has noticed the very large order recently placed for the new British Deltic locomotives by British Railways. We must look in the acceleration of the modernisation plan for increased speeds and increased punctuality. It is, therefore, to modernisation that one must look for improvements, and not take too many glances at the past.