Press Notices

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2856 (NEW)LT000371/008
  • Former Reference
      GB 2856 LN000096/001
  • Dates of Creation
      6 Mar 1950-30 Dec 1950
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 folder(s)
  • Location

Scope and Content

London Transport press releases concerning various issues such as developments on the London Underground, coaches, appointments and retirements, the Diamond Jubilee of the first electric tube railway, rush hour problems, buses to advertise the Festival of Britain, trolleybuses, measures to fight ice on the Underground, the retirement of petrol buses and use of diesel vehicles, road accident figures, the replacement of trams by buses, the use of push-button doors on Metropolitan Line, traffic arrangements for special events, the integration of freight services, escalators, instructions regarding lighting equipment to drivers of road vehicles and cyclists, the recruitment of women, the renaming of garages and depots, the Transport Act 1947, speed limits and references to noteworthy members of staff.

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