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More Objections to Area Scheme

28th October 1949
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Page 35, 28th October 1949 — More Objections to Area Scheme
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Er( 36 votes to 20, Newcastle-on1-,Tyne City Council has approved a report of a special committee, rejecting the area scheme for passenger transport in the north. The committee's report declared that there was no demand for State control and that the city council was already carrying out the objects of the British Transport Commission.

The council also objects to handing over the system without adequate corn pensation.

Although it does not possess a municipal transport system, Scar.! borough Corporation has decided to object to the scheme.

As reported on the next page, a scheme is also to be prepared for the Eastern Area.

A new branch of the Omnibus Passengers' Protection Association, to oppose nationalization in the Chesterfield area, has been formed, The area organizer, Commander E. E. Iowter, R.N. (retd.), appealed to the travelling public to rally behind the movement and to indicate to the British Transport Commission that it was unlikely to benefit from nationalization of buses.


SIX new sparking plugs recently added to the AC-Sphinx range enable the AC-Sphinx Spark Plug Co., Ltd., to cater for every engine made in Britain. Details of the range of 13 plugs are given in a new edition of the.AC Home Chart.

Before the war, the company manufactured some 24 types of plug to meet requirements of hothe and overseas markets.

Export markets had first claim during the post-war period, 21 types of plug being manufactured to meet overseas demand. Machinery turned over from the manufacture of aircraft plugs produced seven types for the British market.

Details of the new plugs are as follows:-14 mm.—type 48 for cool engines; 44 Corn., for hot engines liable to pre-ignition with any plug for normal purposes, such as F9; 47 Corn., for tractors, particularly those running on t.v.o. 18 mm.—type 88 for cool engines; type 84 for hot engines, to overcome pre-ignition with engines fitted with an ordinary plug, such as type 86; ST 14, an easily detachable plug designed for petrol-vaporizing-oil tractors.

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