HC Deb 11 August 1920 vol 133 c430W

asked the Minister of Transport whether he is now in a position to state the receipts of the controlled railways in Great Britain per ton and per ton-mile of general merchandise, including live stock, and coal, coke, patent fuel, and other minerals, respectively, for any period?


The gross receipts per ton and per ton mile from "General Merchandise including live stock," "Coal, Coke and Patent Fuel" and "Other Minerals" traffic respectively on controlled railways in Great Britain for the four weeks ended February 29th, 1920, were as follows:

Gross Receipts per ton. Gross Receipts per ton mile.
£ s. d. Pence.
General Merchandise 1 1 4 2.759
Coal, Coke and Patent Fuel 3 5 .910
Other Minerals 4 9 1.114