WARRINGTON BUS RESULTS.
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THE ACCOUNTS of the Warrington Corporation motorbus department,: which have just been issued for the year Aided March 31st, show these results: MO-1. 1921.2.
5,461 Passenger receipts 6,832
2 Other receipts ...94
5,463 Total income ... 6,926 7,457 Expenditure ... 6,40E 994 533 Loan charges, etc. ... 518 (Loss) ... (Profit) 520 81,527 (Net loss) ... (Net profit) £2 The sum of .£84 168. 8d. was received 'rom the tramways department for the orst. -of running buses on the cemetery -ante during alterations to, the track. The passenger receipts have increased )y ,371, and comparative figures for the wo routes are shown The cost of petrol has been 5.749d. per bus-mile (as against 8.142d. in 1920-21), and a saving of 749 has thus been effected. General repairs and maintenance also show a reduction in cost of £472.
The following statistics (which we have taken from the report to the eCrporation) are of interest
It is difficult to state with any degree or accuracy the effect of the alterations in the fares and the stages in both .clepartments owing to the depression in trade existing throughout the year, but it is clear that the introduction of the Li. stages has been popular, and had it not been for the raising of the through _ fare to 2d. losses would have occurred..