§ 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