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Sleeping Berths

Volume 414: debated on Monday 15 October 1945

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asked the Minister of War Transport whether, in view of the uncertainty which exists on this matter, he can make a full statement showing to what extent first and third-class sleeping accommodation has now been made available to members of the public.

The answer to this Question is given in the form of a statistical table:

DOWN TRAINS—cont.
Time.Trains.Total berths on train.Berths held by Rly. Co. for the public.
1st.3rd.1st.3rd.
p.m.
11.45Euston to Liverpool (SX)1428622
11.35Euston to Liverpool (Sat. only)1428822
a.m.
12.20Euston to Manchester (SX)1428624
p.m.
11.35Euston to Liverpool (Sat. only)1428624
7.30Euston to Oban (Fri. only)614614
a.m.
1.10Manchester (EX) to Glasgow (Sun. morning X)614614
p.m.
10.30Glasgow (Buch. St.) to Inverness (Mon. to Fri. incl.)614614
11.15Glasgow (Cent.) to Inverness (Sun. only)614614

UP TRAINS.
p.m.
10.15Edinburgh to St. Pancras612612
9.40Edinburgh to King's Cross (SX)34561032
9.40Edinburgh to King's Cross (Sat. only)24561434
9.15Glasgow (St. E.) to St. Pancras28281823
9.27Glasgow (C) to Euston …72563230
9.30Glasgow (C) to Euston (SX)921126091
9.30Glasgow (C) to Euston (Sat. only)701123891
10.10Glasgow (C) to Euston (Sat. only)Glasgow (C) to Birmingham (Sat. & Sun. X)614614
10.00Glasgow (C) to Birmingham (Sun. only)614614
11.05Glasgow (C) to Liverpool614614
11.05Glasgow (C) to Manchester614614
6.30Aberdeen to King's Cross (Sat. & Sun. X)24561844
6.30Aberdeen to King's Cross (Sat. only)1228620
6.10Aberdeen to King's Cross (Sun. only)24561844
4.20Inverness to Euston (Sun. X)28282223
8.20Perth to Euston (Sun. X)14281028
8.55Perth to Euston (Sun. only)1428922
10.35Newcastle to King's Cross (SX)22281013
10.35Newcastle to King's Cross (Sat.

only)

1228617
10.50Preston to Euston (Sat. & Sun. X)149
11.20Stranraer to Euston (Sun. X)642438
10.10Stranraer to Euston (Sun. X)146
a.m.
12.02Liverpool to Euston…1428621
12.05Manchester to Euston…1428623
p.m.
6.50Neyland.to Paddington (Sun. X)61227
6.20Neyland.to Paddington (Sun. only)61237
11.50Plymouth to Paddinton105
8.00Penzance to Paddington2012
8.00Newquay to Paddington (Sun. X)2412
9.00Truro to Paddington (Sun. only)2412
4.45Oban to Euston (Mon. only)614614
11.20Inverness to Glasgow (Mon. to Fri. 1 incl.)614614