HC Deb 14 February 1945 vol 408 c239W
Sir D. White

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport if he will consult with the railway companies on the possibility of their engines being fitted with radio-telephony sets, with correspondingly suitable sets at control points, with a view to relieving the anxiety of engine-drivers proceeding blind, and thus slowly, in bad weather, and incidentally doing away with railway delays.

Mr. Noel-Baker

I am advised that there is as yet no wireless apparatus which would afford a satisfactory remedy for the failure to observe signals. It is not at present practicable to carry out the experiments required to perfect the present apparatus. I hope that this work will be undertaken after the war.