British Transport Commission and British Railways Board: Personnel Department

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British Transport Commission and British Railways Board: Personnel Department

This series contains records of the Personnel Department relating to personnel policy and organisation of staff.

Date: 1928-1994
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator: British Railways Board, Personnel Department, 1963-1994
British Transport Commission, Personnel Department, 1947-1962
Physical description: 2738 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure
Immediate source of acquisition: 2001 to 2004 BRB (Residuary) Ltd
Accumulation Dates: 1931-1994
Selection and destruction information: Records have been kept relating to: policy; health and safety issues; training; organisation; finance (other than individual cases); trades unions.
Accruals: No future accruals expected
Administrative / biographical background:

The Personnel Department was set up at the establishment of the British Transport Commission in 1947and functioned through to the effective end of the British Railways Board. After 1984 the department dealt with BRB headquarters staff only.

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