HC Deb 01 February 1961 vol 633 c125W
Mr. Dempsey

asked the Minister of Transport if, in view of the erection of the new British Motor Corporation factory at Bathgate with its employment prospects for North Lanarkshire, he will authorise capital expenditure for the extension of the electrification of the railway from Airdrie to Bathgate.

Mr. Marples:

The British Transport Commission have made no proposal to me for such an extension of the Glasgow suburban electric services.

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