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Railway Electrification, London Area

Volume 393: debated on Wednesday 3 November 1943

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport whether any plans are being prepared for the electrification of the railway from Liverpool Street to Chingford at an early date after the end of the war with Germany; and what extension is proposed beyond Chingford?

A special committee appointed by the four main line railways and the London Passenger Transport Board is now considering the electrification of the line to Chingford, and other plans for future railway development in the London area.