Lord Ashfield: Reports and Memoranda on Wartime Transport Services

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This series contains reports, memoranda and minutes on wartime transport services, including details of war service allowances, rates of pay, staff negotiations, the threat of sabotage, finance, air raid precautions, protection of London Passsenger Transport Board properties, the employment of aliens, the Home Guard, air raid warnings and continuance of work, awards for bravery, casualties, damage, fire watching, passes and permits and a review of expenditure. Also included are meetings on the management of joint line railways, the simplifying of the fares system and the increasing of line capacity, as well as on the design and equipment of railway rolling stock required in the immediate post war years.

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