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Transport policy papers of Douglas Jay, 1940, 1964-1993, bulk: 1964-1993

MS. 6745/90
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  1. Papers relating to transport policy, including flyers, memoranda and correspondence regarding the 1940 Railways Agreement, letter regarding the Albert Bridge Road tidal flow traffic scheme, transcript of a speech by Jay regarding the London Ringways scheme, brochure and press cuttings regarding proposed third London airport, extracts from Hansard, correspondence, fact sheets and notes for a speech by Jay regarding the financing of London Transport and the London Underground, note regarding improvements to the A33 trunk road, and House of Commons Transport Committee report on the privatisation of the railways. 1940, 1964-1993
  2. Papers relating to a proposed third London airport, including Department of Trade reports, briefing notes and press notices. Also includes correspondence from Peter Young regarding a proposed book on the history of the British Airports Authority. 1979, 1988
  3. Papers relating to the London Transport, including correspondence, extracts from Hansard, press cuttings, notes for speeches by Jay, London Underground performance check, response to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission report, information sheets on the Jubilee Line extension and consultation on strategy, and briefing for a House of Lords debate on the problems of transport in London. Includes papers regarding Crossrail, Thameslink, financing for the London Underground infastructure and the privatisation of British Rail.1991-1994


  • Creation: Creation: 1940, 1964-1993
  • Creation: Creation: Majority of material found within 1964-1993


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 6745/90

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom