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Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company (GRC&W) was a railway rolling stock manufacturer based at Gloucestermarker, Englandmarker; from 1860 until 1986.

GRC&W supplied the original fleet of red trains for the Toronto Subway, which were based upon similar vehicles for the London Underground.

Products



Rolling stock manufactured by the company is listed below:

Railcars
  • Goods all-iron wagons 1862
  • steel welded carriages 1933
  • L-types cement wagons 1950s
  • Pressure Discharge Bulk Powder Wagon ("Presflo") 1955-1963
  • "Twin-Tub" Prestwin Silo wagons 1960-1962
  • Cemflo Cement tanker wagon


Diesel multiple units

Electrical multiple units

Subway cars

Special orders
  • amphibious railcar - Magnus Volk’s Brighton and Rottingdean Seashore Railway Company 1894
  • 68ft "Palace on Wheels" - for Indian Maharajah 1936


Military

  • pivoting sections for the Mulberry Harbour 1944


References



External links

  • http://www.visit-gloucestershire.co.uk/gloucester/wagon.htm
  • http://glostransporthistory.visit-gloucestershire.co.uk/grcwandcement.htm



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