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Buchan Freight Line

Volume 974: debated on Wednesday 21 November 1979

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asked the Minister of Transport if he will meet the representatives of all parties interested in the Buchan freight line with a view to discussing aid for the retention of this line under the Industry Act 1972.

No. Rail services provided by the British Railways Board do not qualify for financial assistance under the Industry Act 1972; the Buchan line is therefore ineligible for grant under this Act.