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Kangaroo depot at Dunkirk

25th November 1966
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FROM January 9, a Kangaroo centre will he in operation at Dunkirk, enabling British hauliers to forward semi-trailers adapted for this form of piggyback traffic to Paris, south-east and south-west France and Italy (Novara). This service will he linked with the roll .on

traffic which French Railways, in association with British Railways, operates from Dover.

Trailers up to 29 tons gross and up to 34 ft. long can be accepted on this service which will enable a vehicle ready for embarkation on the Dover-Dunkirk ferry by the 8 p.m. crossing on day A (or the 0.30 a.m. crossing on day B) to be ready for delivery at the Kangaroo depot in a provincial French town some 36 hours or less

later. Thus:—Day C: Avignon 7.45 a.m., Bordeaux 6.30 a.m., Lezignan 9.45 a.m. (near the Spanish border for Barcelona), Lyon 7.00 a.m., Marseille 9.15 a.m., Puyo45 8.45 a.m. (near the Spanish border for Madrid), Toulouse 8.15 a.m. At Novara the trailers will he ready for collection at 7 a.m. on Day D.

Hauliers and others interested in this service should contact STEMA (Societe de Traction et d'Exploitation de Materiel Automobile), rue des Marais, B.P. 24, Creteil (94), France. Telephone 207.13.63, telex 23779; or French Railways Ltd., 179 Piccadilly, London WI, telephone HYDe Park 1621, telex 24651, who will forward requests to the company.

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