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Lydney-Sharpness Bridge

Volume 463: debated on Monday 4 April 1949

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asked the Minister of Transport whether he will arrange for a further inquiry into the possibility of making the Lydney-Sharpness bridge available for road traffic as well, in view of the small number of trains using it and the postponement of the Severn Bridge Scheme.

No. I am satisfied that, as I stated in reply to a Question by my hon. Friend in December, 1947, adaptation of the bridge for use by road as well as rail traffic would not be satisfactory for either.