FORTHCOMING EVENTS BEFORE THE COMMISSIONERS
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AT the Northevn' Traffic Commis
sioners' sitting at Newcastle nu September 27th, stage-carriage services will chiefly be concerned, although one or two long-distance routes will be reviewed. At the sitting at Durham on September 28th-29th0 stage-carriage services will comprise the whole business, with the exception of one application in respect of excursions.
AN interesting feature of the York shire Traffic Commissioners' sitting at Whitby on September 27th-28th will be a number of applications by Keighley West Yorkshire Services, Ltd., the new company that has been formed by Keighley Corporation and the West Yorkshire Road Car Co., Ltd. The Road Car concern, independently, and York Corporation, will be other prominent applicants.
THE North Western Traffic Com missioners' sitting at Manchester from September 26th-30th should be one of the most interesting and argumentative hearings that have been held for B42
some time. A large number of applications in respect of excursions and tours and express services will be made, and in practically every case there will be considerable opposition, in many cases by half a dozen or more undertakings. Much opposition will be provided by the London and North-Eastern and London, Midland and Scottish Railway Companies, as well as by wellknown bus companies and important municipal authorities.
NUMEROUS applications to provide services to collieries and important factories will be made at the West Midland Traffic Commissioners' sitting at Coventry on September 29th.
THERE will be a fair amount of ob
jection to the granting of licences when the East Midland Traffic Commissioners sit at Gainsborough on September 28th, stage-carriage licences being the chief business scheduled.
SEVERAL popular long-distance services will be reviewed at the Western Traffic Commissioners' sitting at Exeter on September 28th-29th, when there will be a fair amount of opposition, notably from the L.M.S. and the Southern Railway Co. Elliott Bros. (Bournemouth), Ltd., and the Devon General Omnibus and Touring Co., Ltd., will be prominent applicants.
STAGE-CARRIAGE services will con stitute the business to be dealt with at the Southern Traffic Commissioners' sitting at Dorchester on September 27th-28th, all the applicants being small operators. Further business of this nature will be transacted at the sitting at Weymouth on September 29th-30th, although one or two other excursion and express-service applications will be made.
FEW stage-carriage applications will be dealt with at the Metropolitan Traffic Commissioners' sitting in London from September 27th-29th, most of the business being concerned with numerous important long-distance services and tours. Considerable objection is entered by the L.N.E.R. and L.M.S.