10 NOVEMBER 1950, Page 18


Set by R. S. Stanier Reform of railway time-tables is in the air. • For the comfort of passengers it is surely just as important to know that a horde of school-children will invade the train (except on Saturdays) at Bookminster, as to know that the 5.42 calls to pick up at Thatchant on Mondays. A prize of £5, which may be divided, is offered for six examples of the' sort of information which time-tables ought to include.

Entries must be addressed to the Spectator, 99 Gower Street, London, W.C.1, in envelopes marked "Competition," and must be received not later than November 17th. Results will be published in the Spectator on November 24th.