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25th June 1954, Page 38
25th June 1954
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MR. S. HARRIS has been appointed assistant traffic manager of the Western Welsh Omnibus Co., Ltd.

MR. J. E. M. BEALE has been appointed assistant private secretary to the Minister of Transport.

SIR HAROLD ROXBEE Cox has been appointed a director of Wilmot Breeden (Holdings), Ltd., with effect

from July 1.

MR. J. H. BARROW, F.I.M.I., who was recently appointed assistant managing director of Kingston Hill Motor Works. Ltd., has been appointed a director of Godfreys' Ltd., the parent company.

MR. H. C. ADAMS, MC., M.A., M.I.C.E., has been appointed to succeed MR. C. S. 01E170E, B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.C.E., as an assistant chief engineer of the Ministry of Transport in London. Mr. Chettoe is retiring on

September 16.

MR. PETER YORKE received the O.B.E. for political services in the Queen's Birthday Honours. He is national director of the British Omnibus Companies Public Relations Committee and a director of several B.E.T.

bus companies.

MR. HAROLD T. JOHNSON, manager of the forward planning and development division, Vauxhall Motors, Ltd.,

has been elected to the board. Mr. Johnson, who is 55, joined Vauxhall in 1949 as manager of the production engineering division. Before that he was with the General Motors Corporation. He is honorary life member of the American Society of Tool Engineers.

MR. D. G. F. RAWLINSON has been appointed assistant traffic manager of the Maidstone and District Motor Services, Ltd., and their two subsidiary companies, and MR. J. A. H. SNELL district superintendent at Sheerness. For the past two years, Mr. Rawlinson was assistant traffic manager of the Western Welsh Omnibus Co., Ltd. Mr. Snell conies from Crosville Motor Services, Ltd., where he was depot superintendent at Crewe. Both appointments will take effect from July I.

COL. MARK WHITWILI: has been appointed chairman of the Transport Users' Consultative Committee for the South-Western Area, whose first term of office recently expired. Other members appointed are MR. C. E. SHAW and MR. J. C. DEAN (British Transport Commission); MR. B. R. ARCHE.R, MR, J. LAITY and MR. R. L. JOHNSTON (agriculture); MR. J. GOURLAY, MR. P. M. COLE and MRS. M. L. LID1NGTON (commerce and industry); CLLR. A. L. DUGGAN (shipping); MR. W. H. PEACEY and MR. A. S. DOPSON (labour); and ALD. L. N. PUNTER (local authorities). The secretary is MR. P. H. SIMS. MR. ERIC EDGERTON has joined A. S. Tilley (Garage), Ltd., Brighton, as director and general manager. He was formerly secretary of Humber, Ltd., and later of Henlys, Ltd. Recently he was managing director of Langney Motors, Ltd., Eastbourne, and Adcocks Garages, Ltd., Chichester.

MR. A. F. R. CARLING, at present general manager of Southdown Motor Services, Ltd., has been appointed to tit: executive staff of the British Electric Traction Co., Ltd. He will take up his new duties in November, and will be appointed to the boards of a number of associated companies.

HAM TRANSPORT WOUND UP A N order for the compulsory wind

ing-up of Ham Transport, Ltd., was made by Mr. Justice Roxburgh in the. Chancery Division on Monday on the petition of Express Motor and Body Works, Ltd., Goswell Road, London, E.C.1, judgment creditors for £230.

Mr. R. Hunt, for the petitioners, said he also appeared for a supporting creditor for £87. There was a further supporting 'creditor for £690.


A DISUSED railway station in Lord

Street, Southport, has been converted into a coach and bus station and will be opened by Ribble Motor Services, Ltd., tomorrow. The new station is expected to deal with over 60,000 vehicles and 24m. passengers a year. Maintenance facilities will not be available until later in the year, when the company will station vehicles in the town for the first time.

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