§ 78. Mr. Thorne
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Supply what is the cost per ton of taking up the tramcar lines from the road by local authorities; and for how much per ton they are subsequently sold?
§ The Joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Supply (Mr. Harold Macmillan)
The costs incurred by local authorities in removing disused tramrails 1264 vary in accordance with local conditions. The recovered rails are purchased by the Ministry of Supply at £8 a ton, loaded at site.