§ Major GLYN
asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) what were the number, value and types of rolling stock manufactured in British workshops to the order of foreign, Dominion and Colonial railway companies, respectively, in the years from 1921 to 1926, inclusive;
(2) what were the number and value of locomotives, both steam and electric, manufactured in British workshops to the order of foreign, Dominion and Colonial railway companies, respectively, in the years from 1921 to 1926, inclusive?
§ Sir B. CHADWICK
I am unable to state the number and value of locomo-
Description. 1925. 1926. Quantity. Value. Quantity. Value. Number. £1,000. Number. £1,000. Passenger motor cars; chassis for passenger cars with motors built in; bodies for passenger cars. 1,491* 655* 1,267 420 Goods motor wagons and similar motor vehicles; street rollers (other than steam rollers) and the like; chassis for such motor vehicles with motors built in. 1,057† 499† 814 453 * Separate bodies for passenger cars were not included prior to 1st October, 1925. † Agricultural tractors were included prior to 1st October.
tives and rolling stock manufactured in the United Kingdom to the order of railway companies operating overseas, but a statement of the exports from the United Kingdom of locomotives and rolling stock in each of the years 1921 to 1925, showing the countries to which such exports were consigned, is given on pages 427 to 433 of Volume III of the Annual Statement of the Trade of the United Kingdom for 1925. Similar particulars for 1926 are not yet available, but summarised figures for that year are published on pages 167–8 of the December Trade Accounts.