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Minutes 486 - 495

DIESEL LIGHT WEIGHT TRAINS COMMITTEE

Minutes of 45th meeting held at Euston, Wednesday, 12th Jan. 1957.

PRESENT :

Mr. L.M.Sayers, Assistant General Manager   (Chairman)
" B.Adkinson, Assistant Motive Power Superintendent., Euston
" A.N.Butland, Assistant Civil Engineer, Euston
" George Dow, Assistant Commercial Manager, Euston
" T.Fiske, Assistant (Modernisation) to General Manager, Euston
" S.H.Gould, Assistant Operating Superintendent, Euston
" J.J.Finlayson,   Assistant M.& E. Engineer, Derby
" N.Nicolls, Assistant to Regional Accountant, 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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486.  GENERAL MATTERS OF POLICY

1.  Minutes of meeting of 11th December, 1956.

Agreed.

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

Noted - B.T.C. have requested that the L.M.R. order for 1,000 vehicles be separated into established types, both motor and trailer.

Mr.Gould gave the following broad allocation of the 1,000 vehicles and stated it is not possible at this stage to give details of the tyoes of all vehicles required as it is not yet know what power will be required for future schemes, but the information required will be supplied as soon as the detailed requirements are known :

Type Motor Cars. Trailers. Total
  A3. B1. B2.  
Cross Country 57' 390 70 315 775
Inter-City 63'6"       85
Suburban 63'6"       140
        1,000

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