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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 4, Issue 11 (June 1, 1930)

Not in Favour of Status Quo

Not in Favour of Status Quo.

Well then, what was going to be done? One course at once suggested itself, and that was to restore the status quo. Well, that appealed to him as not being quite possible. He was not, as a Railway Manager, so blind to the changes that had taken place within the transport industry as not to recognise at once that the road vehicle had come into the industry and was capable of serving a useful purpose, and that it was here to stay. He believed, however, that much might be done by the community to bring the motor transport section of the industry to a position of greater economic usefulness to the community. He did not propose to pursue that further at the moment because he had dealt with it in his last Annual Report.