Immediately it is know that the method adopted for the assessing of parcels receipts for the Manchester Part IV Scheme has proved effective a similar procedure will be introduced for the St.Pancras - Leicester - Nottingham (and associated local services) Scheme.
In accordance with Minute 817 Item 2 the following details in respect of the availability of Diesel Multiple Unit Vehicles for week ending the 22nd October had been circulated to Mr.Robson and the Office of the Director of Traffic Services:-.
|London Midland Region||80.3||for 706 cars|
|Eastern Region||80.6||" 217 "|
|Western Region||88.0||" 507 "|
|Scottish Region||88.4||" 275 "|
|North Eastern Region||85.5||" 414 "|
Mr.Baker said that the availability of L.M.R. units had improved, but the withdrawal of a number of vehicles for modifications of the engines and bogies would result in reduced availability. Once the initial troubles and subsequent modifications had been made he thought the allowance of 15% for maintenance spares was reasonable.
It was noted that multiple unit sets released in consequence of the implementation of electrification will be added to those not at present allocated. Appendix 'B'.
Noted that this service had been approved for withdrawal by the Area Board and that staff consultation was to take place on January 4th.
Noted that this service was recommended for withdrawal as submitted to the General Manager on December 6th. Various points raised by the General Manager were now being examined.