There are multiple files in SRHA archives box 612 labeled “Operating Conditions 1966”. They are in the Presidents’ files as virtually every detail of the operation of the Southern Railway was communicated to SR President DW Brosnan on a daily basis.
The files are not well organized but many reports show hand written notations by Mr. Brosnan that typically result in an “explanation” back to him from someone.
We can imagine receiving one of his notated reports would not make for a pleasant day for the recipient.
Here are two examples with Mr. Brosnan’s short (pithy?) comments….