As a result of the accident to the 10.0 a.m. train from Edinburgh
the Civil Commissioner for Northumberland states:-
"The police are satisfied from evidence already available
that the act was deliberate and mischievous. Prompt steps have been
taken to trace the offenders and also to safeguard the travelling
Our Volunteers are demons for work but last night they gave
evidence of other talents. They organised at short notice a Sing-Song
and Dance to celebrate the day's events. This was held in the Emigrants
Dining Room at King's Cross Station.
Brig.-Gen. Rawson has been working as a Guard on the L.N.E.R. at
Yesterday morning the L.N.E.R. notified their staff on strike
"At the conclusion of the strike the number of staff whom
the Company can employ will be materially reduced. The effect of
the Strike upon the trade of the country must be to diminish substantially
the tonnage of traffic to be handled, and it will necessarily take
a considerable time for trade to recover. The company wish it to
be understood that at the conclusion of the strike they will give
preference for employment to those of their staff who have remained
at work or who offer themselves for re-employment without delay.
The Harwich Mail steamers are now bunkering without difficulty
direct from railway trucks at the Hook of Holland, and the services
will be maintained without interruption. Liverpool Street dep. 7.10
The L.N.E.R. motor boat service between Harwich-Felixstowe and
Shotley was resumed at noon yesterday. A restricted service will
operate to-day and full services on Friday.
The Hon. Lionel Guest, who was one of the first L.N.E.R. Volunteers,
got together fifty of his friends, who did good work at Liverpool
Street. He himself, with his expert knowledge and experience, drove
the Liverpool Street-Yarmouth train.
Over 1,000 Volunteers have been sent to the L.N.E.R. Depots by
the Agency at 110, Victoria St.
Some drops of milk were spilt at King's Cross, we are told.
The London and North Eastern Railway serves England and Scotland
from the Thames to the Moray Firth. The East Coast Route to Scotland
is the Shortest and Quickest.
Night Travel to the Continent via Harwich saves time and discomfort.
A volunteer bill-poster working for the L.M.S. at Broad Street
Station posted bills on boards outside Liverpool Street Station!