Railway Maintenance Matters - General

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  • Reference
      GB 2856 (NEW)LT000458/001
  • Former Reference
      GB 2856 LT000012/495 Part2/1/Series2/02/120.6
  • Dates of Creation
      31 Mar 1924-13 Nov 1930
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  • Physical Description
      1 folder(s)
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Scope and Content

Memoranda and extracts from minutes concerning maintenance and safety matters including details of maintenance works completed and planned, details of the cleaning of railway cars, breakdown equipment, sizes of tunnels on the Underground and for escalators, the disposal of disused structures, and the prohibition of the use of soft wood in tunnels. Also includes details of problem surfaces on passage ways at London Bridge, the use of silica gel in railway refrigerating cars, the cleaning of public telephone boxes, the removal of chewing gum from floors and the provision of portable emergency pumps to deal with flooding.

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