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 ...
Books LLC, Wiki Series
|Country of origin:
||246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!