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Minutes 533 - 541

DIESEL LIGHT WEIGHT TRAINS COMMITTEE

Minutes of 50th meeting held at Euston, Thursday, 10th Oct.1957.

PRESENT :-

Mr. L.M.Sayers, Assistant General Manager (Chairman)
" B.Adkinson, Assistant Motive Power Supt., Euston
" R.L.M.M'Ilmoyle,  Assistant Civil Engineer (Modernisation), Euston
" George Dow, Commercial Officer, Euston
" J.J.Finlayson, Assistant M.& E.Engineer, Derby
" T.Fiske, Assistant to General Manager (Modernisation), Euston
" S.H.Gould, Operating Officer, Euston
" N.Nicholls, Assistant to Regional Accountant, Euston
" 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, Euston.   (Secretary)

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533.  GENERAL MATTERS OF POLICY

1.  Minutes of meeting of 15th July 1957

Agreed.

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

Allocation of 1,000 vehicles ordered. 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 (63'6" with 238
H.P. R.R. engines)
scheme 63'6"   )        
            802  

With regard to the 420 vehicles, B.T.C. have asked what special circumstances demand these being fitted each with one 238 H.P. Rolls Royce engine, and the following information has been given :-

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