English Electric Company

The English Electric Company, Limited (EE) was formed in 1918 and in that and the next year, took over Dick, Kerr & Co., Willans & Robinson of Rugby and the Phoenix Dynamo Manufacturing Company of Bradford. It also bought the Stafford works of Siemens Bros, Dynamo Works Ltd. In 1930, the manufacture of electrical equipment was moved to Bradford; tram, bus body and rolling stock production staying at Preston. From 1912–1918, United Electric and English Electric supplied 2nd and 3rd generation tramcars for Hong Kong Tramways. In 1923 EE supplied electric locomotives for the New Zealand Railways for use between Arthurs Pass and Otira, in the Southern Alps. In 1927 EE delivered 20 electric motor cars for the Warsaw's Warszawska Kolej Dojazdowa. During the 1930s, EE supplied equipment for the electrification of the Southern Railway system. Between the late 1930s and the 1950s EE supplied electric multiple units for the electrified network in and around Wellington, New Zealand. EE took over Vulcan Foundry and Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns, both with substantial railway engineering pedigrees, in 1955. Locomotives and multiple units: Ceylon Government Railway Class S1 Ceylon Government Railway Class T1 British Rail Class 08 British Rail Class 09 British Rail Class 11 British Rail Class 12 British Rail Class 13 (modified Class 08 shunters semi-permanently coupled in pairs) English Electric Type 1 (British Rail Class 20) British Rail Class 23 English Electric Type 3 (British Rail Class 37) British Rail Class 40 English Electric Type 4 (British Rail Class 50) English Electric Type 5 (British Rail Class 55) British Rail Class 73, components assembled by BR. British Rail Class 83 British Rail Class 86 British Rail Class 487 British Rail D0226 Diesel Prototype 1 or Deltic led to the Class 55 British Rail DP2 Class 55 body, re-engined with a E.E. 16csvt, led to the British Rail Class 50 British Rail GT3 (gas turbine) CP Class 1400 CP Class 1800 JNR ED17 electric locomotive JNR EF50 electric locomotive Keretapi Tanah Melayu Class 15 shunter Keretapi Tanah Melayu Class 20 Keretapi Tanah Melayu Class 22 Nigerian Class 1001 NIR 1 Class NS 500 Class NS 600 Class NZR DE class NZR DF class (not to be confused with the DF class of 1979) NZR DG class NZR DI class NZR DM class (still in service, withdrawal planned 2011) NZR EC class NZR ED class (one, with components for a further nine supplied to NZR) NZR E class (1922) NZR EO class NZR EW class PKP class EU06 PKP class EN80 (Electric Multiple Unit) QR 1200 Class QR 1250 Class QR 1270 Class QR 1300 Class QR 2350 Class TGR X class TGR Y class (supplied parts local construction) TGR Z Class TGR ZA Class Victorian Railways L class

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