Public Relations: General

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2856 (NEW)LT000371/029
  • Former Reference
      GB 2856 LT000371/027 LN000096/004
  • Dates of Creation
      16 Aug 1949-1 Jun 1953
  • Language of Material
      English French
  • Physical Description
      1 folder(s)
  • Location

Scope and Content

Correspondence and memoranda concerning various issues in the development of passenger services such as seats at stations, handrails on buses, bus routes, fares, uniforms, air conditioning of railway cars and the installation of lubrication equipment on trolleybuses. Also includes details of arrests, accidents and injuries, complaints, levels of public correspondence, misleading articles concerning London Transport, statistics of the duration of queues, the noise levels in tube trains and the alleged smoke and grit emissions from Lots Road and Greenwich Generating Stations. Also includes a list of chief public relations, information and press officers in Government and details of parliamentary proposals, important visitors to London, the employment of interpreters in the Traffic Enquiry Office and of Polish nationals and the possible assistance in the construction of an underground railway in Calcutta. Contains a photograph of the Underground and a leaflet advertising the Festival of Britain.

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