British Makers' Chance in Egypt.
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According to an estimate by the American Vice-Consul at Alexandria more than 500 old Army lorries were fitted with 'bus bodies And put into ser vice last year. It is expected that this equipment will soon be unfit for service, and that consequently there will shortly be a good market in Egypt for low-priced chassis capable of being fitted with bodies similar to those at present in use, as well at for small buses fully equipped. • None of these vehicles should he above £E250 in price. The infrequency of the railway service has been mainly responsible for the rapid growth of bus services between the metropolitan centres and the outlying towns and villages.