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Closure of the Strand Rd plant in Preston

Discussion in 'Diesel & Electric Traction' started by Ploughman, Oct 25, 2017.

  1. Ploughman

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    A bit of Electric Traction history is set to disappear.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-41753242
    Manufacturer Alstom is to close its Preston site ending 120 years of rail production and maintenance in the city.
     
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    The original Deltic, DP1, was built there. The deltic engines for it were made down the A59 road at Napiers, in Netherton Merseyside.
     

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