§ Mr. W. ROBINSON
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport if he will bring the complaints of the travelling public to the notice of the railway companies, especially those who use the Clifton Road branch of the London and North Western Railway Company in Brighouse, Yorkshire, to the effect that from Bradford to Clifton Road there is no train between 8.55 a.m. and 11.50 a.m., from Clifton Road to Bradford between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., from Bradford to Clifton Road between 5.52 p.m. and 9.17 p.m., the 9.17 p.m. being the last train, while between Bradford and Clifton Road there are no trains on Sundays, and between Clifton Road and Huddersfield there is no train between 9.8 a.m. and 12.4 p.m., nor is there a train between 2 p.m. and 4.52 p.m. nor between 6.13 p.m. and 9.35 p.m.?
§ Lieut.-Colortel ASHLEY
The Ministry have no compulsory powers in relation to train services, but I am inviting the observations of the London and North Western Railway Company upon the hon. Member's question, and I will communicate with him on receipt of their reply.