HC Deb 22 July 1977 vol 935 c734W
Mr. Grocott

asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) steam, and (b) diesel locomotives are currently owned by his Department and how many track miles are currently in operation.

Dr. Gilbert

The Ministry of Defence owns, in the United Kingdom and in Germany, four steam and 157 diesel standard gauge locomotives and 68 diesel narrow gauge locomotives. There are 607 miles of standard gauge and 100 miles of narrow gauge railway track in current use in rail served installations.

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