Just after the war, I had a temporary job with the Town Planning Department.

Nosing about in a cupboard, I came across a proposal for a Brighton Underground Railway system.

Bob Gunnell might be interested to know that two insurmountable problems were encountered. The hilly terrain would involve very expensive engineering works at junctions like Seven Dials and Fiveways and to make the system economically viable, a population of half a million would be necessary.

He cites bendy-buses as impracticable in traffic-choked streets. Well, they wouldn't be choked if people used public transport. Bendy buses aren't absolutely essential either, as single units would do just as well.

-Maurice Packham, Horsham