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of Westinghouse Road, Trafford Park, Manchester. (1982)
By 1927 GEC was one of the UK's major electrical-machinery and plant manufacturers
1939 Railway electrification business from home and abroad.
Post-WWII Collaborated with English Electric Co on railway electrification projects.
1960-7 Over this period GEC and English Electric won overseas orders worth £30M for railway locomotives
1989 GEC Alsthom was formed as a 50/50 joint venture by the merger of the power and transport divisions of Compagnie Générale d'Electricité (CGE) and GEC.
1989 Became GEC Alsthom Traction Ltd
1998 Became Alstom Traction Ltd, of Rugby