HC Deb 26 July 1961 vol 645 c50W
Mr. Ellis Smith

asked the Minister of Transport if the total capital expenditure required to modernise and electrify the main lines between Manchester and Crewe, Liverpool and Crewe, and Crewe and Euston has now been authorised.

Mr. Marples

As I announced in the debate on the nationalised transport undertakings on January 30th, 1961, (HANSARD, col. 627) the Government have given general approval to this scheme.