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British Rail (Exports)

Volume 931: debated on Wednesday 4 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he has any plans directly to assist British Rail Engineering Ltd. financially to develop its export potential with particular reference to its new type of track recorder, in which many overseas railways have shown an interest.

My Department has contributed towards the research and development costs of the High Speed Track Recording Coach and, in marketing it abroad, British Rail has access to the full range of export promotion and credit facilites provided by the Department of Trade and the ECGD.