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435. SCHEMES IN COURSE OF PREPARATION BUT NOT YET APPROVED.

1.   Liverpool Lime Street - St.Helens - Wigan.
Consideration of preliminary report deferred to next meeting.

2.   Liverpool Central - Gateacre and Warrington (C)
Consideration of preliminary report deferred to next meeting.

3.   Derby, Nottingham, Leicester Part 1.

(a)   H.P. requirements.   Noted that a meeting is being arranged with Messrs.Cravens.

(b)   Diesel parcels vans.   Joint report not yet complete.

(c)   Halt between Leicester and Coalville.   Still under consideration.

4.   Birmingham Part 2.   Report should be ready for discussion at next meeting.

5.   Manchester Part 2.   Noted that C.C.E. is preparing estimates for maintenance facilities at Horwich Works and similarly for Newton Heath, which will be submitted shortly.

6.   St.Pancras Suburban Services.   Mr.Gould reported that some progress has been made with this enquiry but report is not yet ready for submission.

7.   Nottingham and Sutton Town.   Reported that the Eastern Region cannot supply diesel units for this service. Mr.Adkinson to look into the possibility of providing diesel units during the spring and summer months in conjunction with Mr.Trask.

8.   Hooton - West Kirby.   The Chairman referred to the report received from Messrs.Arkle and Cox and said he had arranged for a small committee to look into the financial aspect of operating this line by 2-car units.

436. SCHEMES JOINT WITH EASTERN REGION BUT NOT YET PREPARED.

1.   Nottingham Area.   Joint report expected to be ready for next meeting.

437. SCHEMES ALREADY IN OPERATION

1.   West Cumberland

(a)   Traffic receipts to 29th February, 1956 noted :-

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