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Leeds And Sheffield Tramways

Volume 497: debated on Monday 10 March 1952

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asked the Minister of Transport what quotas he has specified to the manufacturers of quantities of tramway rails for the cities of Leeds and Sheffield, respectively, during the last year to the most convenient date; and how far he is considering reducing such quotas in the future.

For 1951 the manufacturers were asked to supply the following quantities of tram rails: Leeds, 725 tons; Sheffield, 980 tons.It is too early yet to say whether these quantities will be reduced in 1952. They depend on the estimated output of the rolling mills in relation to the total requirements of all tramway undertakings.