Oral Answers to Questions — Railways – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th July 1968.
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Mr. W. H. K. Baker:
asked the Minister of Transport what proposals for main line electrification he has received from British Railways during the past year; and how many of these schemes he has approved.
We have received proposals for further investment on the main line to Glasgow, which we are considering.
When is it likely that the work will be put in hand?
It is rather early to say. It is a very complicated and very expensive form of investment, and discussions are going on between British Railways and the Ministry on the possible profitability and desirability of such an extension.
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