HC Deb 20 June 1956 vol 554 c108W
Mr. Ness Edwards

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation to give a general direction to the British Transport Commissioners, when planning the economies required in the national interest, not to close branch lines save in the most exceptional circumstances.

Mr. Watkinson

No. It is of prime importance for the British Transport Commission to reduce its operating costs wherever practicable.

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