HC Deb 15 June 2000 vol 351 c677W
Mr. Gordon Prentice

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what estimate he has made of the increase in capacity on the railways that would result from additional expenditure of(a) £500 million per year and (b) £1 billion per year. [125548]

Mr. Hill

The effect of expenditure on capacity would obviously depend on the nature of the expenditure. I cannot anticipate the conclusions on railway capacity and expenditure which will be reflected in the 10-year Plan for Transport which my right hon. Friend will be publishing next month.

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