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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.
    Mnth of Dec.  Cumulative.   Mnth of Dec.  Cumulative  
    No. No.   £ £  
WEST CUMBERLAND AREA              
Whole Scheme (Introduced 7.2.55.)
   1956 (Diesel)   49,369 540,281 * 7,985 87,980 *
   1955 (Diesel)   39,729 531,440 * 6,027 78,426 *
   1954 (Steam)           3,785 49,736  
      1956/1955   9,640 6,841   1,958 9,554  
    25% 1%   33% 12%  
      1956/1954         4,200 38,244  
          111% 77%  
   Diesel Excursions 1956.     -   1,651  
        * Cumulative as from 1st Feb.1956 compared with 1955.  
               
WATFORD - ST.ALBANS   (Introduced 25th July 1955)
   1956   23,516 105,879 1,070 4,812 x
   1955   17,699 86,838 771 3,892 x
    + 5,817 + 19,041   + 299 + 920  
    32.87% 21.93%   38.78% 23.64%  
              x Cumulative figures from 1st Aug.1956 compared with 1955.
               
BURY - BACUP   (Introduced 6th Feb. 1956)
   1956   54,968 565,053   2,065 21,869  
   1955   23,620 228,900   793 7,945  
    +31,348 +336,153   +1,272 + 13,924  
    132.72% 146.86%   160.40% 175.25%  
   Diesel Excursions 1956.  (See Manchester Area)    
               
BIRMINGHAM - LICHFIELD   (Introduced 5th March 1956)
   1956   77,345 809,316   5,687 55,734  
   1955   31,729 300,353   1,966 19,463  
    +45,616 +508,963   +3,721 +36,271  
    143.77% 169.45%   189.27% 186.36%  
   Diesel Excursions 1956.     407 1,394  
               
NORTH WALES AREA              
 Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno (Introduced 5th March 1956)
   1956   14,195 178,238   1,378 22,796  
   1955   10,825 130,353   1,055 15,669  
    +3,370 +47,885   + 323 + 7,127  
    31.13% 36.73%   30.62% 45.48%  
               
 Bangor-Amlwch   (Introduced 28th May 1956)  
   1956   5,005 34,448   592 4,566  
   1955   3,986 37,991   461 3,805  
    +1,019 + 6,457   +131 + 761  
    25.56% 23.07%   28.42% 20.00%  
   Diesel Excursions 1956.     785  
               
BANBURY - BUCKINGHAM   (Introduced 13th Aug. 1956)  
   1956   2,432 10,057   242 995  
   1955   488 2,078   40 183  
    +1,944 +7,979   + 202 + 812  
    398.36% 383.97%   505.00% 443.72%  
               
MANCHESTER - BUXTON / MACCLESFIELD   (Introduced 8th Oct. 1956)  
   1956   140,591 407,351   14,616 43,135  
   1955   94,455 288,869   10,179 31,907  
    + 46,136 +118,482   +4,437 +11,228  
    48.84% 41.01%   43.59% 35.19%  
   Excursions Manchester Area sets 42 3,946  

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