British Railways (Eastern Region) Minutes and Papers re Diesel Locomotives

1960s in Doncaster
British Railways, Eastern Region
N C Kilshaw
British Railways (Eastern Region) Minutes and Papers re Diesel Locomotives (papers)

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Papers, typescript, in card folders with buckram covers, British Railways (Eastern Region) Minutes and Papers re Diesel Locomotives, 1960s. 27 folders of minutes, reports, memoranda, correspondence, tables etc. gathered by N.C. Kilshaw of the Mechanical Engineering (Design) Department of BRB, based at Doncaster Works and attached to the CM&EE (Eastern Region)'s department. Kilshaw was later Chief New Work Inspector at the RTC in Derby. The papers describe the technical and operational aspects of the introduction of diesels en masse on the Eastern Region and discussions with the manufacturers. The folders are as follows:

Eastern Region Diesel Panel minutes and papers (4 folders)

Scottish Region Diesel Panel (1 folder)

Eastern Region Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Committee Diesel Traction Maintenance Sub-Committee (1 folder)

Revision of Technical Specification DE/M/5 (1 folder)

English Electric Type 5 (Deltic) meetings and reports on performance and inspection (4 folders)

North British, Brush, English Electric, Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Co. types 1, 2, 3 and 4 performance meetings and memoranda (9 folders)

Meetings with Davey, Paxman & Co. (2 folders)

British Internal Combustion Engine Research Ltd. project minutes, submissions and reports (3 folders)

Mark II carriage motor alternator sets meetings (1 folder)

Paper by Kilshaw to the IEE on diesel electric locomotives for the Eastern Region (1 folder)

The folders used are mostly the standard BR 1114/1 folders.


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