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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 Jan.  Cumulative.   Mnth of Jan.  Cumulative  
    No. No.   £ £  
WEST CUMBERLAND AREA              
Whole Scheme (Introduced 7.2.55.)
   1957 (Diesel)   52,044 592,325 * 8,736 96,716 *
   1956 (Diesel)   38,011 571,451 * 5,740 84,166 *
   1955 (Steam)           3,485 53,221  
      1956/1955   14,033 20,874   2,996 12,550  
    38% 4%   52% 15%  
      1957/1955         5,251 43,495  
          151% 82%  
   Diesel Excursions 1956/1957     -   1,651  
        * Cumulative as from 1st Feb.1956 compared with 1955.  
               
WATFORD - ST.ALBANS   (Introduced 25th July 1955)
   1957   25,811 131,690 1,342 6,154 x
   1956   18,208 105,046 890 4,782 x
    + 7,603 + 26,644   + 452 + 1,372  
    41.76% 25.36%   50.79% 28.69%  
              x Cumulative figures from 1st Aug.1956 compared with 1955.
               
BURY - BACUP   (Introduced 6th Feb. 1956)
   1957   49,092 614,145   2,268 24,137  
   1956   21,269 250,169   778 8,723  
    +27,823 +363,976   +1,490 + 15,414  
    130.81% 145.49%   191.52% 176.71%  
   Diesel Excursions 1956/57  (See Manchester Area)    
               
BIRMINGHAM - LICHFIELD   (Introduced 5th March 1956)
   1957   103,232 912,548   7,998 63,732  
   1956   34,766 335,119   2,525 21,988  
    +68,466 +577,429   +5,473 +41,744  
    196.93% 172.31%   216.75% 189.85%  
   Diesel Excursions 1956/57       1,394  
               
NORTH WALES AREA              
 Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno (Introduced 5th March, 1956)
   1957   12,223 190,461   1,169 23,965  
   1956   9,394 139,747   870 16,539  
    +2,829 +50,714   + 299 + 7,426  
    30.11% 36.29%   34.37% 44.90%  
               
 Bangor-Amlwch   (Introduced 28th May, 1956)  
   1957   4,890 39,338   540 5,106  
   1956   3,694 31,685   391 4,196  
    +1,196 + 7,653   +149 + 910  
    32.38% 24.15%   38.11% 21.69%  
   Diesel Excursions 1956/57       785  
               
BANBURY - BUCKINGHAM   (Introduced 13th Aug. 1956)  
   1957   2,445 12,502   236 1,231  
   1956   417 2,495   75 258  
    +2,028 +10,007   + 161 + 973  
    486.33% 401.08%   214.67% 377.13%  
               
MANCHESTER - BUXTON / MACCLESFIELD   (Introduced 8th Oct.1956)  
   1957   165,949 573,300   19,288 62,423  
   1956   94,524 384,393   11,238 43,145  
    + 70,425 +188,907   +8,050 +19,278  
    78.72% 49.14%   71.63% 44.68%  
   Excursions Manchester Area sets   3,946  

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