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Minutes 524 - 532

DIESEL LIGHT WEIGHT TRAINS COMMITTEE

Minutes of 49th meeting held at Derby on Monday, 15th July, 1957

PRESENT :-

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

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524.  GENERAL MATTERS OF POLICY

1.  Minutes of meeting of 17th May 1957

Agreed.

2.  Programme of light weight diesel operation over the next five years

(a)   Allocation of 1,000 ordered. Noted that the B.T.C. have been advised that the following 802 vehicles will be required during 1958 and 1959 :-

    Types Total
vehicles
    A.3.   B.2.   A.3. B.1.
        (R.R.238 H.P.)  
1958   51 51     102
1959   50 50 210 210 520
For St.Pancras )         180
scheme 63'6"   )        
            802

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

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

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