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Lost Freight

Volume 718: debated on Wednesday 3 November 1965

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asked the Minister of Transport if he will issue a general direction, in the public interest, to British Railways to introduce better rates of compensation for lost freight.

No. This is a matter between the Railways Board and their customers. Under Section 43 of the Transport Act 1962 the Board are free to make the use of their services and facilities subject to such terms and conditions as they think fit.