§ 80. Mr. Erroll
asked the Minister of Transport the capital cost of producing 1,000 h.p. of new rail haulage capacity calculated at January, 1952.
§ Mr. Maclay
The British Transport Commission inform me that on 1st May, 1951, the latest date for which figures are available, the capital cost per 1,000 draw-bar h.p. of the British Railways' standard Class 5 4–6–0 steam locomotive and of the C.C. electric locomotive for the Manchester/Sheffield line is £13,300 and £17,650 respectively. They are representative types.