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703.  SCHEMES AUTHORISED BUT NOT YET IN OPERATION

1.  ST.PANCRAS SUBURBAN SCHEME

(a) Programme for introduction of service

Departmental representatives reported that programme as shown below proceeding to plan :-

Vehicles from Derby Works
  Delivery commenced
  Delivery completed

May 1959
December 1959
Training of staff commenced May 1959
Fuelling, inspection and
  cleaning facilities to be
  available at Bedford


August 1959
Maintenance facilities at
  new diesel shed at
  Cricklewood to be available


Sept.28th, 1959
Other works - Engineering
  and signalling between
  Harpenden and Bedford


Sept.28th, 1959
Diesel services to be
  substituted for steam on
  existing timings


Sept.28th, 1959
Full diesel service to be
  in operation

Jan.4th, 1960

(b) Cricklewood Maintenance Depot

Noted that submission for the new shed had now been received by the General Manager.  Mr.Lambert reported that work on the site was generally proceeding according to programme and sufficient facilities would be available to enable service to commence on September 28th.

(c) Publicity

Noted that the inaugural run with the General Manager, Members of Parliament, local dignitaries and the press was being arranged for September 28th.

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