HC Deb 15 March 1917 vol 91 c1302W

asked the Under-Secretary of State for War if he is aware that consignments of high explosives are being carried in the ordinary brake vans of electric passenger trains on the Liverpool, Southport, and Ormskirk section of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway; that the men contend that there is danger in transporting by electric passenger trains on this line; and whether, in the interests of the public as well as the railway employés, he will make inquiries with a. view to this method of transportation being abolished?


Inquiries are being made, and my hon. Friend will be informed of the result.