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Improved trunk service: Adelaide/Sydney



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POSTMASTER GENERAL . · ■ ' ' ' '

NEWS COPY ‘ . . . . . . ;

. IMPROVED TRUNK SERVICE- t .ADBLAIDE/ SYDNEY .

Statement by the Postmaster-General (Hon. Alan S .-Hulme, M.P,) .

. The Postm aster-G eneral, Mr. Alan Hulme, said today th a t s ix a d d itio n a l

telephone channels would he provided between Adelaide and Sydney on December 7

an in crease of 2^ on the number a v ailab le a t p resen t.

They would be brought in to operation on a new rig h t-th ro u g h trunk

system v ia Broken H ill and would improve serv ice between P erth and Sydney as

w ell as between Adelaide/Sydney.

Mr. Hulme said th a t a v a ila b ility of t h is new system meant also t h a t,

from December 7 , th ere would be th ree complementary and a lte rn a tiv e trunk

systems in operation between Adelaide and the E astern S ta te s - v ia Bordertown,

M ildura and Broken H ill.

BRISBANE & CANBERRA : 25.11.64 ΑΙ.Γ

Issued by J . W. Rawlinson w ith the compliments of th e Postm aster-G eneral (Hon. Alan S, Hulme, M.P.)

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