HC Deb 26 March 1985 vol 76 c109W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what is the total level of expenditure planned for the electrification of railways in each of the next five years; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. David Mitchell

I understand that BR's latest forecasts of expenditure on currently approved electrification schemes, excluding rolling stock, are:

£ million (mid-1984 prices)
1985–86 65.0
1986–87 49.7
1987–88 51.1
1988–89 43.1
1989–90 24.8