HC Deb 02 July 1902 vol 110 c531

I beg to ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will state the number of accidents which have occurred on the Glasgow Corporation Electric Tramway system during the year ending 1st June last, distinguishing fatal accidents to persons from injuries to persons not resulting in death; and will he quote the number of accidents causing damage to goods, vehicles, animals, and other property.

THE PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. Gerald Balfour,) Leeds, Central

I am informed by the Corporation of Glasgow that during the period mentioned by the hon. Member there were on their tramways, apart from trifling occurrences, 215 accidents. This total was made up of nineteen fatal accidents, 111 cases of injury not resulting in death, and eighty-five cases of damage to property. The number of passengers carried during the same period exceeded 163,000,000.