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English Electric-AEI Traction

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1969 Formed as part of GEC Power Engineering, incorporating the traction activities of AEI and English Electric Co, including AEI General Signals

The headquarters was at Trafford Park, Manchester

1972 Became part of GEC Traction

1979 the Industrial Locomotive Division of the former English Electric Co at Vulcan Works, Newton-le-Willows was merged into GEC Traction, which later became a separate company, GEC Industrial Locomotives Ltd.


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