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Railway Track (Lorries And Buses)

Volume 35: debated on Wednesday 19 January 1983

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport what plans he has to institute the experimental running of high speed lorries and buses on reserved sections of railway track.

None. However, we announced in the autumn our support for studies of the costs and engineering constraints of converting two disused railway routes into roads. Our objective in supporting these studies is to obtain independent advice on possible ways of using redundant transport rights of way.