B.R.S. Earns Over £1,000,000 a Week
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PJ the four weeks ended January 29, 1 the revenue of British Road Servkees was £4,279,000. The collection and delivery and other road services of the railways brought in £639,000. The British Transport Commission's provincial and Scottish road passenger transport undertakings earned £2,284,000, and London Transport £4,160,000.
These figures are contained in the latest issue of "Transport Statistics." The scope of this publication has been ...xtended, and copies are now available to the public through the usual trade channels at a subscription rate of I2s. 6d. a year, post free. Single copies zost Is.
P.T.A. CONFERENCE GOLF COMPETITION
THE Maynard Golf Cup Competition in connection with the Public Trans3ort Association's Conference will be Acid on the East Brighton Course on• April 25, preceded by a luncheon at the clubhouse. It is open to all members af the P.T.A., accredited representatives 3f contracting concerns and official zuests at the Conference.
Intending players not already invited ;hould contact the competition secre.ary, Mr. H. 1. Ferguson, 61, Avenue Ohambers, Vernon Place, London, . W.C.I. (Telephone—Holborn 9914.) INTER-WORKING ON BULK LIQUIDS?
ALTHOUGH the operation of the Transport Act has reduced the lumber of active members in the bulk liquids group of the Road Haulage Association, sufficient membership remains to provide a nation-wide :overage of specialists in the haulage of bulk liquids, says the group's annual report.
"A drive must be made during the year to bring into the membership of the group all bulk liquid operators who continue to operate under free enter prise," the report continues. ".It is also honed to devise ways and means by which the ties between members of the group can be strengthened so that a maximum degree of inter-working and co-operation is attained."
GIRLING GREAT OCCASION THE directors of Girling. Ltd., and
Mr., Alex Fraser in particular, are to be congratulated upon the success of what / they termed "The Girling Occasion," which took place in Birmingham on March 7. It was almost a trade reunion, being fully representative of manufacturers, suppfiers and other friends of the company, even some from Holland.
Mr. Fraser welcomed the guests, and said that there were difficult times ahead, but there was a "wee bit of sunshine" peeping over the horizon, whilst the Girling business was expanding at home and overseas.
LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
DISCUSSIONS at Wages Board level concerning the training of apprentices in the bodybuilding industry were mentioned by Mr. F. Siddall. president of the National Employers' Association of Vehicle Builders, to a meeting of the Holderness branch, recently. All members of the Association, said Mr. Siddall,should interest themselves in the endeavour to obtain extra technical instruction for apprentices, which was necessary to ensure the industry's future supply of skilled men.