In common with other transport providers British Rail is concerned to save fuel and the new Advanced Passenger Train is an efficient user of energy. Moreover, if 50 per cent of the rail system could be electrified 126m gallons of oil a year would be saved. In this article the Chairman of the Railways Board also makes his case for a low cost Channel tunnel, and gives a warning that BR's financing and investment limits must be eased if rail services are to be improved.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Coal Board

    Hobart House, Grosvenor Place
    London SW1X 7AE,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Parker, P
  • Publication Date: 1980

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  • Accession Number: 00325903
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 18 1981 12:00AM