Transport: Speed-Up

Year ago TWA inaugurated overnight passenger service between New York and Los Angeles with its fast Douglases. Last week its great rival, United Air Lines, having completed a $1,000,000 program to speed up its Boeings with new geared engines and variable-pitch propellers, inaugurated overnight schedules between New York and nine major West Coast Cities. Typical schedule: leave Newark, 4:25 p. m.; arrive Portland, 8:40 a. m.


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