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490.  SCHEMES AUTHORISED BUT NOT YET IN OPERATION   (Contd.)

2.  Harrow - Belmont Scheme

Noted that Mr.Randle is in correspondence with Mr.Robson regarding certain improvements to the 3-car set now under construction by B.U.T.Ltd., including thicker plates for the top two leaves on the side bearing springs of the power cars at a cost of £7.16.0d. per car, which will delay delivery of the unit until June 1957.

491.  SCHEMES UNDER CONSIDERATION BY COMMITTEE BUT NOT YET SUBMITTED TO B.T.C.

1.  Derby, Nottingham, Leicester Part 1

Final report now in course of circulation amongst departments concerned.

2.  Wrexham, Chester, Bidston and Seacombe

Re-examination of scheme, following visit of Commitee to area, progressing satisfactorily.

3.  Liverpool Central - Gateacre and Warrington (C)

4.  Liverpool Lime Street - St.Helens and Wigan

The Chairman referred to letters he had received from the Regional Accountant regarding the anticipated financial results of these two schemes and said that as a general question of policy was involved he proposed to take an early opportunity of discussing the matter with Messrs.Gould, Dow and Nicholls.

5.  Birmingham Part 2 Scheme

Mr.Gould said that the report for this scheme is progressing satisfactorily.

6.  Manchester Part 2 Scheme

Mr.Gould reported that this scheme is being re-examined in the light of the 1956 census.

492.  SCHEMES IN COURSE OF PREPARATION BUT NOT YET CONSIDERED BY COMMITTEE

Western Division      
   Furness Section )   Investigation proceeding
  North Wales Part 2. )  
  Bletchley - Oxford / Cambridge     Not yet commenced.

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