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APPENDIX "A"

INTRODUCTION OF DIESEL SERVICES

Statement showing number of tickets issued local to the sections and receipts.
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1955 - A.S.L.E.& F. strike 29th May-14th June (inclusive).

       Tickets issued     Receipts 
           Month of
 Oct.  
 Cumulative.   Mnth. of
  Oct.  
 Cumulative  
      No. No.   £ £  
  WEST CUMBERLAND AREA              
  Whole Scheme (Introduced 7th Feb. 1955)
       1956. (Diesel)   46,123 449,270   7,447 73,462 *
       1955 (Diesel)   43,166 455,595   6,683 66,561 *
       1954 (Steam)   -   -     4,053 42,197 *
          1956/1955   2,957 -6,325   764 6,901 *
      7% 1%   11% 10%  
          1956/1954   -   -     3,394 31,265 *
      -   -     84% 74%  
       Diesel Excursions 1956.         35 1,651 *
    * Cumulative as from Feb.1st.  
                 
  WATFORD - ST.ALBANS   (Introduced 25.7.55)
         1956   20,347 63,741 889 2,893 x
         1955   17,181 52,247 772 2,377 x
      + 3,166 +11,494   +117 +516  
      18.43% 22.00%   15.16% 21.71%  
                x Cumulative figures from 1.8.56 compared with 1955.
                 
  BURY - BACUP.   (Introduced 6.2.56.)
         1956.   51,404 460,656   1,888 17,972  
         1955.   23,513 182,788   855 6,392  
      + 27,891 + 277,868   + 1,033 + 11,580  
      118.62% 152.02%   120.82% 181.16%  
       Diesel Excursions 1956.         725 3,582  
                 
  BIRMINGHAM - LICHFIELD   (Introduced 5.3.56.)
         1956.   77,520 656,617   5,546 44,719  
         1955.   31,239 235,812   2,114 15,491  
      + 46,281 + 420,805   + 3,432 + 29,228  
      148.15% 178.45%   162.35% 188.68%  
       Diesel Excursions 1956.         250 987  
                 
  NORTH WALES AREA              
       Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno. (Introduced 5.3.56.)
         1956   13,329 153,263   1,573 20,365  
         1955   10,909 109,590   1,188 13,677  
      + 2,420 + 43,673   + 385 + 6,688  
      22.18% 39.85%   32.41% 48.90%  
                 
       Bangor-Amlwch   (Introduced 28.5.56)  
       1956.   4,191 25,697   550 3,514  
       1955.   4,011 20,305   524 2,944  
      + 180 + 5,392   + 26 +570  
      4.49% 26.56%   4.96% 19.36%  
       Diesel Excursions 1956.         785  
                 
  BUCKINGHAM - BANBURY   (Introduced 13.8.56)  
       1956.   2,176 5,870   197 591  
       1955.   444 1,098   37 103  
      + 1,732 + 4,772   + 160 + 488  
      390.09% 434.61%   432.43% 473.79%  
                 
  MANCHESTER - BUXTON / MACCLESFIELD   (Introduced 8.10.56.)  
       1956.   135,338     14,642    
       1955.   97,767     11,131    
      +37,571     +3,511    
      38.43%     31.54%    

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