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Tilling Motor Services

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1942 The shareholders of Tilling and British Automobile Traction Co agreed to split the company into 2, owned by the major shareholders. These would be named B.E.T. Omnibus Services Ltd (to be owned by British Electric Traction Co) and Tilling Motor Services Ltd (to be owned by Thomas Tilling). Tilling and British Automobile Traction Co would then be liquidated[1].

Sir J. Frederick Heaton was chairman

1948 The British Transport Commission acquired Tilling Motor Services together with other transport and haulage businesses[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 20 June 1942
  2. The Times 9 November 1948