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Summer Services (Reduction)

Volume 436: debated on Monday 28 April 1947

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asked the Minister of Transport, in view of the inconvenience which will result from the announced cut in holiday train services and the fact that it will only result in a saving of a half day's production of coal, if he will reconsider his decision.

I regret the need for the reduction in summer services but it is during this period that stocks of coal must be built up by every economy that can reasonably be made.