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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 2, Issue 4 (August 1, 1927)

Promotions Recorded During June

page 47

Promotions Recorded During June.

Traffic And Stores Branches.


Wellings, W. A., to 1st Assistant Staff Superintendent, Grade 1, Head Office.

Urquhart, A., to 2nd Assistant Staff Superintendent, Grade 2, Head Office.

Willis, H. J., to Grade 5, Dunedin Goods.

O'sBrien, W. B., to Assistant Relieving Officer, Grade 6, Taumarunui.

Harvey, W., to Grade 6, Te Kuiti.

Goods Foremen:

Duffin, J. H., to Grade 5, New Plymouth.

Shunters to Guards:

Dearsley, O. T., to Guard, Wanganui (passenger).

Murdoch, J. D. C., to Guard, Reefton.

Porters to Shunters:

Ryan, P., to Shunter, relief, Auckland.

Stewart, W. A., to Shunter, Palmerston N.

Thomas, A. W., to Shunter, spare relief, Greymouth.

Locomotive Branch:

Moore, R., General Foreman Grade 5, Hillside, to General Foreman, Grade 4, Addington.

Haines, C. W. G., Assistant Foreman Carpenter, Grade 6, Hillside, to Workshop Foreman, Grade 5, Car and Wagon Shop, Hillside.

Gilchrist, D. J., Labourer to Skilled Labourer, Hillside.

Mercer, A. W., Leading Carpenter, Addington, to Workshop Foreman, Grade 6, East Town.

Boyd, C. D., Carpenter to Leading Carpenter, Addington.

Kelly, A. W., Labourer to Skilled Labourer, Invercargill.

Streeter, J., Iron Machinist, Grade 1, to Iron Machinist, Special Grade, Addington.

Booth, J., Striker to Iron Machinist, Special Grade, Newmarket.

Cleaners and Acting Firemen to Firemen:

Cunningham, W. G., to Dunedin. Robinson, C. E., Mercer. Dick., J. R., Palmerston North. Dyett, F. C., Frankton Junction. Morrison, J. J., Auckland. Faulding, A. B., Wellington. Brown. J., Taumarunui. Casserby, M. H., Waipukurau. Dunn, L. R., Palmerston North. Baddiley, L., Masterton. Hall, W. M., Wellington. Moir, P. F., Paekakariki. Johnstone, R. W., Taumarunui. Winkstall, J. D., Lyttelton. Aitken, J. C. C., Christchurch. Signal, M. B., Lyttelton. Down, H. A., Springfield. Murfitt, E. B. H., Greymouth. Williamson, F., Nelson.

Firemen and Acting Engineers, to Enginedrivers: Madden, H., to Otira. Fletcher, C. T. W., Upper Hutt. Clerk, T. C., Henderson. Elmsly, L. A., Bennetts.

Leading Carpenter to Timber Checker:

Gedye, O. A. S., to Grade 6, Frankton Junction.

Maintenance Branch.

Painter to Leading Painter:

Campbell, R. H., to East Town.

Surfaceman to Ganger, Grade 2:

Hampton, R., to Cross Creck.

Labourer to Ganger, Grade 2:

Pettit, W. H., to Cass.

Labourer to Skilled Labourer:

Williamson, E. I., to Kaiwarra.

Suggestions And Inventions.

Johns, W. G. J., Clerk, Waihi.-Suggestion dealing with motor competition on the Waihi Branch.

Wilson, C. G., Cadet, D. T. M. O., Wellington.-Suggestion in connection with Commercial Travellers and luggage sectional tickets.

Stevens, M. F., Clerk (Locomotive), Invercargill.-Suggestion that advertisement be obtained from Southland Rugby Union.

Cooper, G. E., Automatic Signal Maintainer.-Suggestion regarding electric power interlocking.

Fahey, C. P. F., Casual Electrician.-Suggested portable dummy to be attached to destination boards at central stations.

Hopkinson, E., Fitter, Petone.-Suggestion to minimise damage to injectors of locomotives.

Troughton, F., Term Casual Fitter, East Town. -Suggested drilling post for drilling stud holes in locomotive tyres.

Ridler, H. T., Leading Fitter, Wellington.-Suggested standard car sill plate.

Berrimen, A. E., Fitter, East Town.-Suggested alteration to driver's seat in locomotive cabs.