§ 27. Mr. Sackville
asked the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to announce a decision on British Rail's application for approval of investment in (a) the construction of the Windsor link, Manchester and (b) the electrification of the Preston-Manchester line.
§ Mr. David Mitchell
An investment proposal for the Windsor link was submitted by British Rail last week. British Rail has not sought approval to electrify the Preston to Manchester line.