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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Larkin, Edgar J., 1900-
Railway workshops of Britain, 1823-1986.
London : Macmillan, 1988
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Edgar J Larkin; John G Larkin
|Description:||xix, 266 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, 1 map, plans, portraits ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Railway history affecting the workshops before the 1923 amalgamation; railway history affecting the workshops, 1923 to 1947; railway history affecting the workshops since nationalization in 1948; the main works of the former G.W.R.; the main works of the former L.M.S.R.; the main works of the former L.N.E.R.; the main works of the former S.R.; repair of locomotives, carriages and wagons; building a locomotive of the Princess Royal type in 1935; works organization and management; production planning and control; quality assurance; machinery and plant; specialized activities; the railway workshops in two world wars; training of staff; industrial relations; financial control; towards 2000 AD.|
|Responsibility:||Edgar J. Larkin and John G. Larkin.|
- Railroads -- Great Britain -- Repair-shops -- History.
- Railroads -- Great Britain -- Rolling-stock -- Maintenance and repair -- History.
- Railroad repair shops.
- Railroads -- Rolling stock -- Maintenance and repair.
- Great Britain.
- Great Britain -- Railway services -- Rolling stock -- Maintenance & repair -- Workshops, to 1985