MUNICIPAL PURCHASES AND PROPOSALS.
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The works committee of the Huh Corporation has sold an old steam wagon for 125_ Essex County Council has voted £2,000 for the purchase of two 6-ton petrol tipping lorries.
Tlae tramways committee of the Bradford Corporation recommends the provision of a motorbus service to Bankfoot.
Essex County Council has decided to purchase a Kindale tractor for the agricultural iestitute gardens at a cost of £5.5.
Residents of Darcy Lever are petitioning the Bolton Corporation for the establishment of a motorbus service to the district.
The tramways committee of the Oldham Corporation has accepted the tender of the Equipment and Engineering Co. for the supply of an Equipple engine-starting unit.
The tramways conunittee of the Hobart (Tasmania) Corporation recommends acceptance of the tender of Messrs. Jelbart Bros. for the supply and delivery at Hobart of a three-wheel 7iton oil-driven roller at £1,232.
Torpoint (Cornwall) Urban District Council is considering the question of providing a new fire-engine.
Birkenhead Corporation proposes to allocate £13,300 from the surplus of the motorbus undertaking to the relief of rates.
St. Pancras Borough Council has accepted the tender of the Lacre Motor Car Co., Ltd., at £575, for the supply of a motor sweeping machine. .• The tramways committee of the Bolton Corporation has obtained the consent of the urban district conecil to the establishment of a motorbus service to Radcliffe.
Stretford Urban District Council has asked A Committee to consider and report upon the advisability of acquiring a site in Railway Road for the purpose of parking taxicabs licensed for hire, Westerham Parish Council is requiring a fire appliance, and tenders for the supply of a fire-engine, fire tender or trailer pump have lo be sent to the clerk to the council, London Road, Westerham, Kent, not later than April 20th.
The tramways committee of the Bradford Corporation recommends the establishment of a through service by trolleybuses between Oakenshaw and the centre of the city and the provision of the necessary overhead' equipment at a cost of £2,500.
Audenshaw Urban District Council has given permission to the Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley and Dukinfield Tramways and Electricity Board for an experimental service or buses to be run from Alma Bridge to Globe Square, Dukinfield, with the idea of continuing the route to Audenshaw immediately new buses are available.
Tottenham Urban District Council is inviting local authorities to send representatives to a proposed conference on the subject of heavy traffic on residential roads.
Coulsdon and Porky Urban District Council invites tenders for two 5-ton two-wheeled trailer chassis, and tenders have to be delivered not later than April 23rd.
St. Pancras Borough Council recommends the purchase from Walker Bros. (Wigan), Ltd., of a Pagefield motor lorry complete with five containers at a cost of £2,046.
The tramways committee of the Bradford Corporation is to obtain tenders for 6 or, alternately, 12 motorbuses, with engine ratings not below that of the Leyland buses last • supplied to the corporation.
Mr. G. B. Anderson, solicitor, of Glasgow, is applying, on behalf of his clients, to various local authorities for sanction to run bus services from Aberdeen, via Glasgow, to the principal English towns.
The licensing committee of the Bradford Corporation recommends that, in lieu of the payment of a retaining fee to the expert employed by the corporation for the inspection of public-service vehicles, he be paid at the rate of £4 Ins. for each 25 vehicles which he inspects.
The tramways committee of the Bradford Corporation has approved in principle a proposal for the provision of additional garage accommodation at Thornton Road and Tumbling Hill Street for its trolley-buses and motor omnibuses • and given instructions for plans and estimates to be prepared.