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BREL works, Swindon

BREL works, Swindon

economic consequences of closure.

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Published by Thamesdown Borough Council in Swindon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Rail. -- BritishRail Engineering.

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    ContributionsThamesdown. Corporate Planning Division.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14871276M

    BREL Swindon Works # 11/ BREL Crewe Works 23/01/ BREL Doncaster Works Surplas to requirements, 02/ BREL Doncaster Works # (LO) 06/ BREL Crewe Works 22/06/ At Allerton depot Worn out tyres 12/ BREL Crewe Works,By Contractor A Hampton (LO) 02/ By , when Swindon produced British Railways' last steam locomotive (Evening Star, number ), it employed only 5, men. The payroll was down to 2, in and though it recovered briefly to 3, in , the writing was already on the wall as the works failed to win outside orders and received a diminishing share of now limited British Rail Engineering Ltd (BREL.

    14/12/ 18/02/ S. Birds, Long Marston. 04/05/ C. 19/11/ C F Booth, Rotherham. 20/05/ C. 31/03/ BREL Doncaster. th anniversary of passenger trains LOCOMOTIVE PLAQUE, BREL SWINDON WORKS With certificate number mounted on mahogany plinth.

    Swindon Works Through Time book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Two men started the transformation from sleepy hilltop communit 5/5(1). British Rail BREL Works Swindon. £ 9d 22h + £ postage. Make offer - British Rail BREL Works Swindon. British Rail train driver's / shunter's railway lamp. £ 6d 14h Books are a great source of information for railway enthusiasts and in this category, you can find a wealth of knowledge about International rail, British rail.


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Back to albums list BREL Swindon Works Show moreViews: The 'Castle' class locomotives designed by Charles Collett and built at Swindon Works were the principal passenger locomotives of the Great Western Railway.

The 4-cylinder locomotives were built in batches between andthe later examples being constructed after nationalisation by British g: BREL works. Download Inthe iconic Swindon Works was building locomotives. Byit was shut down.

In The End of the Line, Ron Bateman recounts the fight to save Swindon Works, its 3, jobs and the livelihood of the entire community it represented.

Though the BREL “Sword of Damocles” was ever present over Swindon works fromthe workers pulled Swindon works up by its boot laces and a halcyon period began, more akin to a sustained glow Author: Steve Wakefield.

BRISTOL STREET SU NW SWINDON BREL: Swindon Works 5/19 Wall to former sawmill and shop to carriage works GV II Wall,formerly of sawmill and adjoining shop of GWR carriageworks.

Rock-faced snecked. EMLYN SQUARE SU NE SWINDON (north side) BREL: Swindon Works 6/89 Works Entrance and Trimming Shop GV II Entrance to works tunnel, c, and trimming shop, for GWR. Rock- faced snecked Foxwood stone. Office opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-1pm Closed on Sunday and Public HolidaysMissing: BREL works.

Looking for more titles. Please click here to Keyword Search. Back To TopMissing: BREL works. - 2/3 September. - 16 September. St Rollox, Glasgow. - 9/10 June. Swindon Works Open Day - May 19th The Open Day on May 19th was my first visit to this type of event at Swindon Works.

However the content of the Works had changed somewhat since my previous visit. The familiar lines of withdrawn Class 24's & 52's were now gone, the only withdrawn locomotives on the Works were Class 08's. Swindon Works Through Time [Andy Binks, Peter Timms] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Two men started the transformation from sleepy hilltop community into a thriving town. Gooch and Brunel chose the area near Swindon to build a factory for the Great Western Railway and for more than years The Works was renowned for high-quality heavy Price: $ Find your local store.

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Click here to view Molly ex-works, courtesy of John Hutchings and Nigel Attwood. Click here to view details of a excellent book on the M&SWJR launched at Steam in Swindon on 9th September Click here to view details of another excellent book on the M&SWJR launched at Southampton Model Railway Exhibition in Eastleigh on 27th January Missing: BREL works.

This book, together with the companion In and Around Swindon Works, sets out, for the first time, a comprehensive account of this vast subject over a thirty year period.

The author also confronts many widely held views and dispels some of the myths, one being that everything that can be written about the GWR has already been written/5(3). This is the final episode of 3 documentaries I recorded on to video tape at the time of broadcast, filmed by the BBC in about Swindon Works and some of.

Swindon Railway Works was built by the Great Western Railway in in Swindon. In parliament approved the construction of a railway between London and Bristol, giving the role of Chief Engineer to Isambard KingdomBrunel had been buying locomotives from various makers for the new railway.

Swindon Works April 72 Febru ; Class 40 D at Crewe works Jan D withdrawn after an accident in May February 6, ; gets opened up at Booths February 5, ; Barry Summer February 4, ; Abandoned Eurostar train February 4, Ann Swinfen is a bestselling author of Literary Fiction and Historical Fiction novels.

She has been writing all her life but became a full-time writer after the youngest of her five children joined university and quit her academic teaching g: BREL works.

The Hunslet shunter train was built in Swindon BREL Works in for Kenya Railways and is still in use at Nairobi station. David Rees, of Stratton St Margaret, returned from Kenya on. British Rail Engineering Limited (BREL), incorporated on 31 Octoberwas the railway systems engineering subsidiary of British Rail until the design and building of trains in the UK was privatised in Multiple Units.

Main products. Other products. 3 Privatisation. 6 External links. British Rail Class 41 (HST)Headquarters: London, United Kingdom. The ability of BREL's workshops to keep the locomotive fleets in service received some help when Swindon Works started to receive locomotives for casual repair that were not normally received here.

Class 31's that would have been dealt with by Doncaster and Class 25's that would have gone to Derby were now being sent south to Swindon.British Rail Engineering Limited Swindon Works no 13 Shop (Old L2 Shop) is a Grade II* listed building in Mannington and Western, Swindon, England.

See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.Closure and Dismantling of Swindon Works c I am very grateful to Jason McCormick for the excellent selection of pictures that follow.

Left, K Shop (Coppersmiths). Right, U Shop (Brass Foundry). Distance, J1 Shop (Iron Foundry) and St Marks Church. Left, Q Shop (Angle Iron Smiths).

Right K Shop (Coppersmiths). Distance, Loco Manager's Office.