New Scottish Bulk Liquid Hauliers
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PAA NEW company to handle bulk liquids has been formed in Scotland by Mr. -John G. Russell, Mr, William Russell and Mr. John Russell, of Bathgate. Its title is John Russell (Grangemouth), Ltd., and the capital is £40,000. The objects are to transport liquids, gases, goods, animals and passengers.
With the development of Grangemouth as the centre of the chemical industry, a great demand for the haulage of gases, liquids and chemicals has been created.
Messrs. Russell, of Bathgate, were extensive buyers of transport units. They are well-established, long-distance hauliers, and their activities include a Bathgate-London service.
300 BUSES ORDERED
A N order for 250 oil-cngined buses, valued at £2.3m., has been given by Montreal Transportation Commission to the Canadian Car and Foundry Co., a division of A. V. Roe of Canada. A hundred of the buses will accommodate 42 passengers and the remainder, 52 passengers.
Fifty buses have also been ordered from General Motors.
APPLY EARLY FOR LICENCES
riPERATORS are asked by the 1---/ Ministry of Transport to apply early for new Excise licences. The levy ceases to be payable as from January I.