HC Deb 25 August 1887 vol 319 c1794
MR. LAWSON (St. Pancras, W.)

asked the Secretary to the Board of Trade, Whether he has considered the possibility of mitigating the nuisance caused by the constant use of the railway whistle at night on some railway lines to the inhabitants of the Metropolis; and, what is the result of his correspondence with the Railway Companies on this subject?

THE SECRETARY (Baron HENRY DE WORMS) (Liverpool, East Toxteth)

The Board of Trade have communicated with the Companies, and are assured that every effort will be made to reduce the nuisance caused by whistling as much as possible.