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240.  FUTURE SCHEMES.

(a)  All Region programme.

Noted that the Commission have now approved further expenditure estimated to total approximately £17 1/2 million for provision of additional multiple diesel unit cars in 1955/56/57.

Of these, the intention is for certain orders to be placed on the Trade for provision of 57 ft. vehicles in 1956 and 1957, and for the remaining units, costing approximately £6 millions, to be constructed at Derby, as under :-

Total Building.
    Motors. Trailers.   Motors. Trailers.
    57 ft.   63 ft. 6 ins.
1955    24  24   - -
1956   240 216   200 56
1957   244 210   150 44
   
 
    508 450   350 100
   
 
Derby.   Motors. Trailers.      
1955    24 24   57 ft.  
1956   200 56   63 ft. 6 ins.  
1957   150 44   63 ft 6 ins.  
   
     
    374 124      
   
     

(b)  Order of Priority.

Mr.Gould stated he is not yet in a position to report on the schemes now under consideration.

(c)  C.L.C. local service from Liverpool to Central.

The Chairman said it is desirable that this scheme be given some measure of priority and it was agreed that it should follow the Birmingham Part 2 scheme.

(d)  Nottingham Area Scheme. (L.M. & E.R.)

Noted - a further joint directive from the General Managers will be sent to the Officers concerned.

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