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733.  SCHEMES AUTHORISED BUT NOT YET IN OPERATION   (Contd.)

3.  Wrexham (C) - Chester (Northgate) - New Brighton Scheme (North Wales Part 3)

Noted that Commission had given approval to this scheme, but formal notification was awaited.

734.  SCHEMES AWAITING COMMISSION APPROVAL

(i) North East Lancashire (Manchester Part 3)

Noted that scheme approved by Area Board and awaiting Commission authority.

(ii) Manchester Central - Liverpool Central Express Services (Manchester Part 8)

Noted that scheme approved by Area Board and awaiting Commission authority.  Delivery date for the six 4-car sets is January/February 1960 and, if this was maintained, service would commence on April 4th, 1960.

735.  SCHEMES UNDER CONSIDERATION BY COMMITTEE BUT NOT YET SUBMITTED TO COMMISSION

(i) Manchester (Central) - Northwich - Chester (Northgate) (Manchester Part 9)

Noted that departmental submission received and proposal to be considered by Area Board on January 6th, 1960.

736.  SCHEMES IN OPERATION

(i) Traffic Receipts

Statements for September and October 1959 attached as Appendix "A".

Attention was called to the reduced number of passengers travelling by some diesel multiple unit services, and it was agreed that Mr.Horner would prepare a paper for consideration at the next meeting.

(ii) Watford - St.Albans Service

The future disposition of the 3-car P.U.P units previously employed on this branch was raised and it was agreed that departments which may be interested be approached as to the possible use of the units.  It was noted that the motor car vehicles of the units were capable of being operated as single units.

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