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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.


Rolling stock manufactured by the company is listed below:

  • 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


  • pivoting sections for the Mulberry Harbour 1944


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