HC Deb 04 December 1963 vol 685 cc169-70W
65. Sir R. Thompson

asked the Minister of Transport whether in the light of the report of the Transport

NOTE:—These include stopping services on lines from which through services are not being withdrawn.
Service Area T.U.C.C. Concerned
Widnes Loop North Western
St. Helens Shaw Street—Warrington Bank Quay I
Manchester Piccadilly—Buxton
Buxton—Miller's Dale

Users' Consultative Committee of 24th April, 1963, and subsequent representations from the hon. Member for Croydon, South, he will now confirm that the Woodside-Sanderstead line will not be closed to passenger traffic.

Mr. Marples

As I said in my reply to my hon. Friend's Question on 31st July, this closure raises difficult issues. But I hope to be able to reach a decision shortly.