§ 74. Mr. O'Malley
asked the Minister of Transport how many transport users' consultative committees have since 20th July, 1963 received objections to proposed closures of branch lines and stations of the Railways Board, of which formal notice has been given; which committees they are; and which branch lines and stations are the subject of such objections.
§ Mr. Marples
All eleven transport users' consultative committees have received objections to proposed closures since the date named. The list of services and stations is given below.
The list relates to all objections received up to 30th November. It comprises all proposals of which the British Railways Board have given notice and to which objections have been received other than those given in the answer to the Question asked by the hon. Member on 24th July.
The following is the information:171W
Service Area T.U.C.C. Concerned Kidsgrove—Etruria (Stoke Loop Line) West Midland Normacot Station, Staffs Ettingshall Road, Staffs Bilston Station, Staffs Trentham Station, Staffs Birmingham New Street—Sutton Park—Walsall Leek—Uttoxeter Stoke-on-Trent—Silverdale Walsall—Dudley Dudley—Old Hill Wolverhampton High Level—Burton-on-Trent Stafford—Wellington Worcester Shrub Hill—Bromyard Wellington—Shrewsbury Bristol Temple Meads—Gloucester Eastgate— West Midland and South Western Worcester Shrub Hill Gloucester—Hereford Wakefield—Goole Yorkshire Leeds City—Knottingley Bradford Exchange—Wakefield (via Batley) Leeds Central—Castleford Central—Pontefract Liverpool Exchange—Wigan (Wallgate) Sunderland—West Hartlepool North Eastern Sunderland—Durham—Bishop Auckland Darlington—Bishop Auckland—Crook Darlington—Richmond Monkseaton—Newbiggin Newsham—Blyth Newcastle—Newbiggin Wivenhoe—Brightlingsea East Anglia North Walsham—Mundesley-on-Sea Dereham—Wells-next-the-Sea Swaffham—Thetford Audley End—Bartlow Witham—Maldon East Sheringham—Melton Constable Dunstable North—Hatfield —East Anglia and London Cleethorpes—New Holland East Midland Cleethorpes—Immingham Dock New Holland—Barton-on-Humber Banbury—Woodford Halse Lincoln Central—Woodhall Junction—Firsby Wolverton—Newport Pagnell Leicester London Road—Burton-on-Trent Nottingham Midland—Worksop Castlethorpe Station, Bucks Roade Station, Bucks Brockenhurst—Ringwood—Bournemouth South Eastern Knowle, Hants Andover Junction—Romsey(Hants) Eridge—Hailsham Three Bridges—Groombridge South Eastern and London Shoreham-by-Sea—Christ's Hospital Christ's Hospital—Guildford Didcot—Swindon South Eastern and South Western Bristol Temple Meads—Bath (Green Park) Bath (Green Park)—Bournemouth West Highbridge—Evercreech Junction Bristol Temple Meads—Portishead South Western Berkeley Road—Lydney Town St. Budeaux—Devonport Lostwithiel—Fowey Taunton—Exeter St. David's Taunton—Barnstaple Junction Tiverton Junction—Tiverton Taunton—Yeovil Pen Mill Bristol Temple Meads—Weston-Super-Mare Taunton—Weston-Super-Mare Plymouth—Penzance Watford Junction—Croxley Green London West Drayton & Yiewsley—Staines West
Service Area T.U.C.C. Concerned Elgin—Lossiemouth Scotland Stirling—Alloa—Kinross—Perth Dumfries—Kircudbright Ballinluig—Aberfeidy Thornton—Crail—Dundee Aberdeen—Keith—Elgin Glasgow Queen Street—Kirkintilloch Banff—Tillynaught Glasgow—Dumfries—Carlisle Edinburgh—Kingsknowe Edinburgh—Musselburgh Aberdeen—Inverurie Inverness—Wick/Thurso Inverness—Kyle of Lochalsh Aviemore—Craigellachie—Elgin Inverness—Elgin Aviemore—Forres Dalwhinnie—Inverness Dalnaspidal Station Swansea/Fishguard, Pembroke Dock Wales and Monmouthshire Milford Haven & Neyland Bangor—Amlwch Ruabon—Barmouth Bala junction—Bala Cheltenham Spa—Swansea High Street