New Rolling Stock - Railways

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  • Reference
      GB 2856 (NEW)LT000457/003
  • Former Reference
      GB 2856 LT000012/034 Part2/1/Series2/02/116c LN000330/002
  • Dates of Creation
      1906-16 Dec 1932
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      11 folders and papers
  • Location

Scope and Content

Correspondence, memoranda and extracts from minutes concerning improvements to rolling stock such as guards' barriers in carriages, heaters in drivers' compartments, car cleaning, seating, brake blocks, the interior finish, and new electrical equipment and traction motors. Also includes a comparison of costs and methods of London, Midland and Scottish Railway Companies, and details of the maintenance of electric railway rolling stock, noise caused by gears, the weights of types of rolling stock, wind resistance, service vehicles, and tenders for works.

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