HL Deb 06 May 1999 vol 600 cc109-10WA
Lord Berkeley

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will list the rail freight grants that have been made since May 1997. [HL2300]

Lord Whitty

Since May 1997 the following grants for freight facilities and track access have been awarded:

Freight Facilities Grant
Company Grant Award £
Bow Midlands Waste Recycling Ltd. (includes £319,488 to CAIB UK Lid. for wagons) 2,105,798
Insulated Structures Ltd., Round Oak, 1,865,717
W Midlands and Port of Boston Ltd., Lincolnshire 338,232
Combined Transport Ltd., Piccadilly, London 849,293
Maurice Hill Transport Ltd., Nr Mansfield, Notts 202,293
Manchester Airport, Manchester 2,191,256
Cleveland Potash Ltd. Cobra Railfreight Ltd. 788,003
Cobra Railfreight Ltd.
(includes £375,750 to NACCO (UK) Ltd. for wagons)
Freightliner Ltd. Trafford Park Manchester 723,600
H J Banks, Renishaw 390,725
Freightliner Ltd. (grant awarded to Tiphook Ltd. for purchase of 40 Well Wagons) 634,000
Felixstowe Dock & Railway Co. 1,834,240
European Metal Recycling Lid. 1,114,000
Rover Group 315,600

Freight Facilities Grant
Company Grant Award £
European Vinyls Corporation (UK) Ltd. 534,4280
Coalite Smokeless Fuels 953,440
Redland Aggregates Ltd., Buxton 589,900
Cobra Railfreight Ltd. 473,680
Port of Tyne Authority 689,120
DFDS Nordic Terminal Ltd. Immingham Dock 1,533,350
Maurice Hill Transport Ltd. 91.655

Track Access Grant

English Welsh & Scottish Railway Ltd: 15 grants worth a total of £5,650,557.

Freightliner Ltd: 4 grants worth a total of £651.654.