Rail Go-Slow (Financial Loss)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Railways – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th July 1968.

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Photo of Mr Neil Carmichael Mr Neil Carmichael , Glasgow Woodside 12:00 am, 24th July 1968

The work-to-rule cost the Railways Board about £3 million in net revenue. In industry generally a number of firms were inconvenienced, but the effect on exports and on the economy as a whole was negligible. The disruption of commuter services led to some small loss of output in London.