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THC-BRS rivalry questioned

30th December 1966
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

CERTAIN transport undertakings acquired by the Transport Holding Company remained in competition with British Road Services, said Mr. T. G. Bradley (Labour, Leicester North-East) in the Commons.

He suggested that the Minister of Transport should give general directions, in the public interest, to the appropriate managements to coordinate their services.

But Mr. John Morris, Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry, pointed out that standing machinery had been set up by the THC to promote co-operation in the commercial and operational spheres between all the subsidiary companies under its control which were concerned with freight.

Bridge Date: The £2m Scotswood bridge over the River Tyne at Newcastle is likely to be opened in April next year. Work on the bridge—a tied arch suspension construction—is eight months ahead of schedule. It started two years ago.

Another Leyland Depot Down Under: A £250,000 depot to meet Queensland's growing transport needs has just been opened in Brisbane by the Leyland Motor Corporation of Australia Pty. Ltd.


Locations: Brisbane, Newcastle

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