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Trolleybuses Save lid. a Mile

27th March 1953, Page 32
27th March 1953
Page 32
Page 32, 27th March 1953 — Trolleybuses Save lid. a Mile
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THE 193 trolleybuses of Manchester Transport Department cost £30,195 per year less to run than the equivalent number of motorbuses, and their operating costs are lid. per mile lower. These facts are contained in a report by the general manager. Mr. A. F. Neal, to the transport committee, who are to consider it next month.

The undertaking has to consider the replacement of 62 trolleybuses. Mr. Neal points out that arl extended overhead wiring system would have to continue in being for at least 20 years, so that the money spent on the equipment could be written off.


ADAILY coach-air service from . Hull and the East Riding to the Isle of Man will be operated this summer by East Yorkshire Motor Services, Ltd., in conjunction with the Lancashire Aircraft Corporation. Passengers will be taken by coach to Squires Gate airport, Blackpool, and from there to the island. The whole journey takes about six hours by road and 40 minutes by air.


People: A. F. Neal

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