Trade literature for GEC Traction Ltd and Predecessor Companies

Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co Ltd
Ruston-Paxman Group
English Electric-AEI Traction Limited
GEC Traction Limited

A large number of brochures produced by AEI Ltd, AEI Traction, GEC Ltd, GEC Traction Ltd, GEC Diesels Ltd, Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co. Ltd, English Electric Co., English Electric-AEI Traction Ltd., Ruston Paxman and MetroTec relating to railway locomotives, mainly diesel-electric locomotives; articles from the Railway Gazette, and Engineering. Included in the series of printed material is a report from the Traction projects department which investigated Trolleybus Data and includes data and reports on various makes of electric vehicle looked at in June, 1945.

Customers covered by the brochures include British Railways, New Zealand Government Railways, Bolivian Government Railways, Western Railway (India), Central Railway of Brazil, New South Wales Government Railways, Pakistan Western Railway, Malayan Railways, and Ghana Railway and Ports.


Railway Transport, Railroad Locomotives
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