Worksplate, Metropolitan-Vickers

1950 in Sheffield and Manchester
Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company Limited

Locomotive worksplate, "Designed & Built by Metropolitan Vickers Electrical Co Ltd Manchester & Sheffield, England 1950", cast steel, oval, ex British Railways (Western Region) GT A1A-A1A Bo 18100 of 1950, worked from Old Oak Common from January 1952 to November 1953, rebuilt in January 1958 by Metropolitan-Vickers, Stockton as an electric locomotive and renumbered E1000, renumbered E2001 in October 1959 and used in wind-resistance tests, withdrawn April 1968, cut up January 1973 by John Cashmore Ltd, Great Bridgeford.

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Locomotives and Rolling Stock Components
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works plate
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  • vehicle component
  • identity plate
British Rail, Historical Relics

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