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Inverness-Wick-Thurso Line

Volume 531: debated on Wednesday 27 October 1954

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66.

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation if he will approach the British Transport Commission with a view to taking over the railway line between Inverness, Wick and Thurso for conversion into an autobahn, which will give a faster and cheaper service for passengers, mails, newspapers and goods and relieve British Railways of heavy financial losses.

No. This line is being operated by the British Transport Commission, and an adequate road, A.9 and A.882 already exists between these points.