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APPENDIX "B"
AMMENDED TO 20.3.57

LONDON MIDLAND REGION

DIESEL RAILCARS - ALLOCATION OF VEHICLES


Scheme Anticipated
delivery dates
Make Motors
No.  Type
Trailers
No.  Type
  Total Remarks

Watford - St.Albans              
 2 3-car sets Supplied B.U.T.              
 1 motor car   )   B.U.T. 5 4-wheel 3 4-wheel   8  
 1 trailer car )                  
                   
Harrow - Belmont              
 1 3-car set June 1957 B.U.T. 2 4-wheel 1 4-wheel   3  
                   
Bury - Bacup              
 7 2-car sets Supplied Metro-Cammell 7 A3 7 B2   14  
 1 2-car set    " Derby 1 A3 1 B2   2 Additional to original allocation to cover increased traffic. (Taken from Manchester Part 1)
                 
North Wales              
 7 2-car sets Supplied Derby 7 A3 7 B2   14  
                   
Banbury-Buckingham Line            
 2 single cars Supplied Derby 2 Special - -   2 Taken from Manchester Part 1 - see note below
                   
West Cumberland              
 16 2-car sets Supplied Derby 13 A1 16 B2   32 1 trailer and 1 2-car set from Manchester Part 1 additional to allocation.
      3 A3        
  3 Parcels vans October 1957 Cravens 3 - - -   3  
                   
Birmingham Part 1.              
 22 2-car sets
Supplied Derby
22 A3 22 B2   44 Original allocation 9 2-car sets and 4 3-car sets.  13 2-car sets taken from Manchester Part 1 and 2 3-car sets re-allocated to Derby - Nottingham - Leicester scheme and 2 sets to Birmingham Part 2
                 
Birmingham Part 2.            
 5 2-car sets June 1957 Cravens 5 A3 5 B2   10  
 5 2-car sets Apr./June 1958 Park Royal 5 A3 5 B2   10  
 2 3-car sets Jan.1958 Birmingham C&W.Co. 4 A3 & B1 2 D   6 Transferred from Birmingham Part 1
10 2-car sets Feb./Mch. 1958 -do- 10 A3 10 B2   20  
18 3-car sets Feb./May 1958 Metro-Cammell 36 A3 & B1 18 D   54  
 5 2-car sets 1958 Derby 5 A3 5 B2   10  
                   
Manchester Part 1              
 8 2-car sets Supplied Derby 8 A3 8 B2   16 ) Originally 25 2-car sets. 13 2-car sets transferred to Birmingham. One 2-car set to Bury. One 2-car set to West Cumberland. Two motor cars taken for Banbury scheme and 1 trailer to West Cumberland
 1 trailer car    "    " - - 1 B2   1  )
                 
*4 2-car sets March 1957 Metro-Cammell 4 A3 4 B2   8
20 2-car sets Apr./Aug.1957 Gloucester C&W.Co. 20 A3 20 B2   40 Nine of these 2-car sets have been re-allocated to Scottish Region and will be transferred to Scotland when the Park Royal vehicles are delivered to Manchester
                 
15 2-car sets Aug.1957/Mar.1958 Park Royal 15 A3 15 B2   30  
52 3-car sets Apr.1957/Jan.1958 Birmingham C&W.Co 104 A3 & B1 52 D   156  
                   
Manchester (Part 2)              
 5 2-car sets Supplied Derby 10 A3 & B1 - -   10 Loaned to Manchester Part 1 till required for Part 2.
14 2-car sets Jan./Apr.1958 Cravens 28 A3 & B1 - -   28  
 3 2-car sets    - Not yet ordered 6 A3 & B1 - -   6  
                   
Derby, Nottingham, Leicester            
19 3-car sets July 1957/Jan.1958 Cravens 38 A3 & B1 19 D   57  
 2 3-car sets Jan. 1958 Birmingham C&W.Co 4 A3 & B1 2 D   6 Transferred from Birmingham Part 1.
                   
Railbuses            
  4 single cars Dec.1957 B.U.T. 4 Special - 4-wheel   4  
   * Rolls Royce engines.             NOTE Al type = 57 ft. motor car with 10ft. guard's van
                       A3  "   =   "      "    "    "  16ft.    "     "
                       B1  "   =   "      "    "
                       B2  "   =   "    driving trailer
                       D   "   =   "    trailer

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