Mr.Gould reported that it has already been recommended by the Operating Committee, and confirmed by the General Managers that destination indicators are necessary on inter-city diesel trains, and roof boards and side indicators will meet requirements.
Mr.Dow was of the opinion that destination indicators are desirable and the Chied Commercial Manager, in conjunction with the Public Relations & Publicity Officer, will raise the matter with the General Manager.
Noted that scheme is with Chief Operating Superintendent, Chief Commercial Manager and Motive Power Superintendent for re-examination.
Noted that draft timetable for Saturdays excepted has been prepared and is being examined by Chief Commercial Manager.
Having regard to the anticipated dates of delivery of units for schemes to be put into operation in the near future, it was agreed that the order of priority for maintenance depots should be :-
3. Etches Park, Derby
4. Newton Heath
See Minute 486.4 re Fuel Oil Supplies.