GREYHOUND MOTORS LIQUIDATED
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'WE learn that Greyhound Motors, VV Ltd., Bristol, is being placed in liquidation by the parent company, the Bristol Tramways and Carriage Co., Ltd. With the exception of the express and tours operations, which will continue under the name of "Greyhound Coaches," the business will be incorporated in the Bristol Tramways Organization.
• This 'development has necessitated applications in all the areas concerned for the transfer of the licences held
General company and the taxicab owners. had been the same, but the Commissioners, at the request of the company and the local authority, had recently allowed the buses to stop at the Town Hall and return to Torquay.
The taxicab owners were now applying for similar concessions with regard to a terminus at the Town Hall. Mr. Parsons submitted that the applicants would not be competing with the " Devon General "—which opposed the application—because they used different routes.
In announcing that the application would be granted, the chairman (Mr. A. F. Nicholson) said that it was reasonable and in the interests of the public.
THE "SIGN-ON" SPECIAL.
EXCURSIONS that had been run ILA during the past year from Blackpeol to East Lancashire towns were the subject of an application before the North-Western Traffic Commissioners, last Friday. Decision in respect of facilities for next summer was reserved.'
It was stated that some of the unemployed went to Blackpool for holidays and, in order that they might qualify for benefit, special facilities were provided from Blackpool at cheap fares, returning as quickly as possible to the coast, so that the men could resume their holiday without delay.
BUSES BEAT THE FLOODS.
A LTHOUGH there were floods tAbetween 2 ft. and 3 ft. deep where the River Trent had overflowed on the route from Retford to Lincoln. last week, the services of the Lincolnshire Road Car Co., Ltd., continued in operation. Buses carried passengers to
Arnold Tours, Ltd.., has opened a branch office in Hull at 4, Nelson Street. The Bradford offices arc now concentrated at 28, Great Horton Road.
HULL 1250,000 SCHEME.
HULL City Council has definitely decided to promote a Bill in Parliament to secure power to replace trams by trolleybuses at a cost of nearly 2250,000.
Warrington Transport Committee is to discuss with company representatives the co-ordination of services.
by Greyhound Motors, and likewise change of membership in Associated Motorways. Mr. A. E. C. Bryant, who has been with Greyhound Motors throughout its vicissitudes (it was registered in 1921), will continue in charge of " Greyhound Coaches."
ALL passenger services operating in the provinces have now been taken over by the Northern Ireland Transport Board. The Board has 690 buses and 178 goods vehicles On January 1 it took over 16 more undertakings.