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Glasgow-Lesmahagow And Coalburn Passenger Services

Volume 416: debated on Thursday 12 April 1945

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asked the Minister of War Transport the number of passengers carried per day on the Glasgow-Lesmahagow and Coalburn route during the week ended 1st September, 1945, and the corresponding week in 1939.

Following is the answer:

"1945 Week ending 1st September1939 Week ending 2nd September
Tuesday 12,0367,854
Thursday 11,7868,276
Saturday 13,63210,821
The percentage increase on the Coalburn service was 35.4 compared with an overall increase of 38.1 on all the Company's services in the Lark-hall area