HL Deb 21 February 2005 vol 669 c184WA
Lord Patten

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by the Lord Davies of Oldham on 1 February (WA 36), what is the annual cost to the regional economy of the south-west of having a single rather than double-track railway between Salisbury and Exeter. [HL1201]

Lord Davies of Oldham

The Strategic Rail Authority advises that no analysis has been undertaken of the effect on the local economy of the single-track railway line between Salisbury and Exeter.