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Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the economic and environmental benefits of an electrified rail-freight network between (1) major ports and inland terminals, and (2) major quarries and city centre terminals, in order to reduce (a) pollution and congestion on the trunk road network, and (b) mileage by heavy lorries.  HL550

Question HL550: tabled on 20 January 2020 and due for answer by 3 February 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the economic and environmental benefits of an electrified rail-freight network between (1) major ports and inland terminals, and (2) major quarries and city centre terminals, in order to reduce (a) pollution and congestion on the trunk road network, and (b) mileage by heavy lorries.
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