British Railways (Operating Costs)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 1st July 1981.

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Photo of Mr Norman Fowler Mr Norman Fowler The Secretary of State for Transport 12:00 am, 1st July 1981

In 1980, British Rail received £591 million from the Government in support payments and £57·8 million from PTEs. That represents 29 per cent. of rail operating expenditure.