HC Deb 12 March 1929 vol 226 c1002W

asked the Minister of Transport, in view of Sir John Pringle's recent recommendation of automatic train control on railways as the only safeguard against failure of the human factor, what progress is being made by the railways in the adoption of it?

Colonel ASHLEY

The whole question of automatic train control is under investigation by a committee, under the chairmanship of Sir John Pringle, which I appointed in November, 1927.