HC Deb 01 July 1976 vol 914 c226W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many miles of passenger railway track have been authorised to be closed, since the nationalisation of the railway industry, in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, respectively.

Dr. Gilbert

This information is available only from 1964. It is as follows:

England 2,486 route miles
Scotland 857 route miles
Northern Ireland 94 route miles
Wales 271 route miles