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Minutes 462 - 474

DIESEL LIGHT WEIGHT TRAINS COMMITTEE

Minutes of 43rd meeting held at Chester, 30th October, 1956.

PRESENT :-

Mr. E.S.Hunt, Assistant General Manager.   (Chairman)
 " B.Adkinson, Assistant Motive Power Supt., Euston
 " A.N.Butland, Assistant Civil Engineer, Euston
 " S.H.Gould, Assistant Operating Superintendent, Euston
 " J.J.Finlayson, Assistant M.& E. Engineer, Derby
 " N.Nicolls, Assistant to Regional Accountant, Euston
 " H.G.N.Read, Assistant Commercial Manager, Euston
 " A.T.Salmon, Assistant Public Relations & Publicity Officer, Euston
 " E.Stanley, Assistant to C.& W.Engineer, Derby
 " R.Varley, Assistant to General Manager, Euston
 " C.Lakin, General Manager's Office.   (Secretary)

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462. GENERAL MATTERS OF POLICY

1.     Minutes of meeting of 17th August, 1956.

Agreed.

2.     Programme of Light Weight Diesel operation over next five years.

Noted the B.T.C. have been advised that 600 motor cars and 400 trailers will be required for the L.M.Region. These are required to cover schemes already been prepared for submission and other schemes thought likely to be developed, and include the number of vehicles which the Chief Commercial Manager estimates to be required for additional traffic.

3.    Allocation of units being built at Derby and by Contractors.

(a) Revised schedule of allocation attached as Appendix "B".

(b) Noted it has been decided nine 2-car sets will be re-allocated from L.M. to Scottish Region. These will be taken from the units ordered for the Eastern Region Operating Area of the Manchester Part 1 scheme.  Agreed that these nine 2-car sets be taken from the 15 2-car sets on order from Park Royal.

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