Mr. Edward M. Taylor
asked the Minister of Transport how many locomotives were rented by British Railways during the year to 31st March, 1968; and what is the annual cost of contracts for such purposes.
§ Mr. Carmichael
The Board has contracted to rent 50 locomotives, of which 18 were delivered before 31st March, 1968. It is not in the Board's commercial interests to disclose the rental charges.