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Abergavenny-Newport Services

Volume 774: debated on Monday 25 November 1968

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asked the Minister of Transport if, in refusing to agree to a grant for the maintenance of local services between Abergavenny and Newport, he took into account the inadequate bus service between these points and the traffic congestion on the approach to Newport.

In reaching my decision I took into account the nature of the bus services in the area. I concluded, however, that the small number of users of the local trains would be adequately catered for by the remaining railway service, which is to be be revised for this purpose.