Operating Aspects of
If you've noticed an error in this article please click here to report it so we can fix it.
BELFAST TO BUY 1 14 TROLLEY BUSES
AT a meeting of the Belfast Corporation Transport Committee, last week, it was decided to accept, subject to the approval of the city council, the tender of the Associated Equipment Co., Ltd., for the supply of 114 sixwheeled three-axle trolleybuS chassis. The tender of Messrs. Harkness Coachworks, Belfast, for the construction of 114 double-deck bodies, was also accepted.
The committee expressed its gratification at being in a position to place an order for troneybus bodies in Belfast.
REVISION OF LONDON TRANSPORT FARES
FOLLOWING a public inquiry, lasting 16 days, passenger fares in the London area are to be increased as from June 11 next.
In introducing its fares revisions London Transport points out that the steps which are being taken have been found necessary as the result of present revenues being too low to meet statutory obligations.
HUDDERSFIELD NEARLY TRAM-FREE.
THE conversion of Huddersfield Corporation's tram services to trolley. buses advanced another stage on Sunday last, when trolleybuses took the place of trams on -the West Vale route.
FUTILE TO FIGHT FREE-TRAVEL DECISION.
THtransport committee of Glasgow Corporation has taken counsel's opinion relative to the possibility of instituting proceedings in respect of the .Minister of Transport's decision to fix the age limit for free travel at three years.
The Dean of Faculty, Mr. W. D. Patrick, K.C., has advised the committee that, in his view, the corporation could out hope to be successful in any such action.