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SUNDAY Jan 12-17. ETA Transport Management 1975 Course. Hartley Wintney, Hants.
MONDAY Jan 13. CIT (London) "Do the British really understand seaports?" by J. Lunch (director-general, Port of London Authority). Commonwealth Hall, 16-20 Craven Street, WC2. 5.15pm.
IRTE (Hull & E Yorks) "Sparking plugs" by P. H. Samways (Champion Sparking Plug Co Ltd). HCT Club, Lombard Street, Ferensvvay, Hull. 7.30pm.
TUESDAY Jan 14. CIT (Yorkshire) "Commercial brake linings" by T. E. Hodgson (chief technical engineer, Mintex Ltd). Wellesley Hotel, Wellington Street, Leeds. 6.30pm.
CIT (Tyne and Wear) A talk on the RTITB by C. E. C. Eastman. Polytechnic, Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne. 7pm.
IRTE (Eastern) "The Mazaret braking system" by P. Ayliff (Dunlop Ltd). The Anchor Hotel, Thetford, Norfolk. 7.30pm.
IRTE (Midland) "The relative use of mobile handling equipment in the transport and distribution industries" by T. V. Davies (Lancer Bros). The Crown, Broad Street, Birmingham. 7.30pm.
IRTE (North Western) "Open forum" introduced by Centre chairman concerning the Institute and road transport. Shaftesbury Hotel, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool 3. 7.30pm.
!ATE (Scottish East) "The Telma retarder" speaker from Telma Retarder Ltd. Dorlin House Hotel, Corstorphine, Edinburgh. 7.30pm.
IRTE (Thames Valley) "Freight Transport Association" by R. E. G. Brown. Griffin Hotel, Church Street, Caversham, Reading. 7.30pm. WEDNESDAY Jan 15. CIT (Southern) "Role of the Institute" by I. Cunningham (Section chairman). Room 31, Main Building, University of Southampton. 5.45pm.
FTA (Solent Div) "Current transport legislation" by G. Turvey (ETA deputy directorgeneral). Wessex Hotel, Paternoster Row, Winchester. 7pm.
IRTE (Dundee) "Service training" by D. Cain (Ford Motor Co). Kingsway Technical College, Old Glamis Road, Dundee. 7.30pm.
IRTE (Southern) "Motorway construction" (speaker to be advised). The Cricketers, The Green, Southwick, Sussex. 7.30pm.
IRTE (South Western) "Telma electric retarders" by T. E. Scharff (Telma Retarders). White Hart Hotel, Okehampton, Devon. 7.30pm.
IRTE (Swindon) "Problems associated with the maintenance and repair of a bus fleet" by P. Lanfranchi (Oxford Motor Services). Swindon Technical College, Regents Circus, Swindon. 7.30pm.
THURSDAY Jan 16. CIT (Northern) "Communication with the passenger" •by D. G. E. Clayton. Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne. 6pm.
CIT (S Wales) "H. T. Wynn Medallion' Competition". Westgate Hotel, Commercial Street, Newport. 7pm.
IRTE (W Cornwall) "Turbochargers" by P. Fischer (Holset Engineering Ltd). Brookdale Hotel, Tregolls Road, Truro. 7.45pm. IRTE (Yorkshire) "Tachographs and axle loading" by I. Harland (Smiths Industries Ltd). Guildford Hotel, The Headrow, Leeds. 7.30pm.
Institution of Mechanical Engineers— Automobile Division — Derby Centre. "Channel tunnel" by W. Phelan (British Railways Board). School of Transport, London Road, Derby. 7.15pm.
FRIDAY Jan 17. CIT (Teesside) "Small freight distribution" by B. Webster (National Carriers Ltd). Cleveland Scientific Institution, Corporation Road, Middlesbrough. 6.30pm.
ETA Scottish region miniseminar FTA/HIDB. Caledonian Hotel, Inverness. 1.15pm.