Underground Electric Railways Company of London Limited: Engineering Department: Contracts

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This series contains contracts, tenders and specifications from various predecessor companies and London Transport from 1933. Subjects include: rolling stock, construction of generating stations, station construction and reconstruction, trailers and lorries, tramcar bodies, HT electric cables, Hendon repair shops, deep level shelters and camouflage for railway sheds, tunnels and shafts, station finishings, motor and trailer car bodies and trucks, escalators, electrical equipment, double deck bus bodies and station works.

Arrangement

By a number of muniment deed series, which are quoted in the title or document reference number.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Note

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

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Conditions Governing Use

Transport for London

Custodial History

The contracts were collated in 1933 by Muniments from the Metropolitan Railway Muniment Office and individual sections within Underground Electric Railway Limited. Prior to the establishment of the London Transport Archive Service in 1992, London Transport Muniments transferred records to London Transport Museum. These were transferred from London Transport Museum on 19 July 1992 to London Transport Group Archive.

Functions