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Railway Workshops in Great Britain - Derby Works, Brighton Railway Works, Melton Constable Railway Works, Swindon Works, Ashford Railway Works (Paperback) Loot Price: R331 Discovery Miles 3 310
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Railway Workshops in Great Britain - Derby Works, Brighton Railway Works, Melton Constable Railway Works, Swindon Works, Ashford Railway Works (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 37. Chapters: Derby Works, Brighton railway works, Melton Constable Railway Works, Swindon Works, Ashford railway works, New Cross Gate railway station, Derby Carriage and Wagon Works, Wolverton railway works, Horwich Works, Boston Lodge, Crewe Works, Old Oak Common TMD, Gorton locomotive works, Eastleigh Works, Bridgnorth railway station, Nine Elms Locomotive Works, List of British railway-owned locomotive builders, Dinas railway station, Cowlairs railway works, Doncaster Works, Lancing Carriage Works, Bromsgrove railway works, Wolverhampton railway works, Darlington Works, Bow railway works, St. Rollox railway works, Longhedge Railway Works, Caerphilly railway works, Shildon railway works, Edge Hill railway works, Stratford Works, Stoke railway works, Inverurie Locomotive Works. Excerpt: The Midland Railway Locomotive Works, known locally as "the loco" comprised a number of British manufacturing facilities in Derby building locomotives and, initially, rolling stock in Derby, UK. Around 1840, the North Midland Railway, the Midland Counties Railway and the Birmingham and Derby Railway set up workshops to the rear of Derby station. Although the Midland Counties had an engine house at Nottingham, the main facilities for all three lines appear to have been, initially at least, those at Derby. That for the Birmingham and Derby was next to its line, near London Road. It was about 140 feet (43 m) long and 43 feet (13 m) wide, with three lines and three wide archways at its entrance, supporting a water tank. In one corner was a smithy. The Midland Counties' shed was rectangular and about 800 feet (240 m) long to the north of the site. Adjacent to it were water and coke facilities, and locomotive repair workshops. The North Midland's became a full repair facility, with a smithy, lathes and other machine tools. These were associated with ...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-64076-1
Barcode: 9781155640761
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-64076-4

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