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783. SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE ARRANGEMENTS   (Cont'd)

Minutes of Sub-Committee held on May 31st, 1960   (Cont'd)

Minute 866 - Derby (Etches Park)

It was stated that although the diesel portion of the new shed was complete, it was still not possible to transfer multiple units from Toton, as the necessary cleaning could not be carried out at Etches Park due to the permanent way work in the carriage shed portion of the scheme being incomplete.  It was agreed that the Servicing and Maintenance Sub-Committee give special attention to the question at their meeting on July 12th.

Minute 875 - Kirkdale

Discussion arose over the installation of fuelling points at Kirkdale and Bank Hall as alternatives to the provision of a pipe-line and it was agreed that the Servicing and Maintenance Sub-Committee look specially into the matter at their meeting on July 12th.

784. SCHEMES AUTHORISED BUT NOT YET IN OPERATION

(a) High Wycombe line

Mr. Lawrence stated that investigations into the possibiliy of introducing a multiple unit service on this line in September, 1960 to ameliorate the shortage of firemen as Neasden was proceeding but up to the present it had not been possible to show a sufficient profitable saving of staff to justify the proposal.

(b) Marylebone Carriage Shed

The Chairman stated that a meeting of representatives of departments concerned would shortly be held to reconsider the requirements at this Depot and within the existing authority.

(c) INTER-CITY SERVICES
HULL - LEEDS - MANCHESTER - LIVERPOOL

Noted that the first of the Inter-City sets had been delivered from Swindon to the North Eastern Region.  Mr.Gould will ascertain when one of the units is going through the London area and advise Mr.Reynolds, in order that the Committee may inspect this new type of diesel unit.

 785. SCHEMES AWAITING COMMISSION APPROVAL

1. Birmingham (New Street) - Redditch Line

Approved by Area Board and awaiting Commission authority.

2. Leicester (London Road) - Nuneaton (Trent Valley) Line

Approved by Area Board and awaiting Commission authority.

 786. SCHEMES IN OPERATION

1. St.Pancras Suburban Services
(a) Moorgate service

Noted that two Sulzer diesel locomotives had now been allocated to the Moorgate service.  A third would shortly be delivered and the remaining three by the end of July, 1960.  Mr. Gould stated that, when the reliability of the locomotives had

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