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Glasgow Railway Engineering Co

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of Helen-street, Govan.

of Rigby Street, Parkhead, Glasgow

1890 Founded by Dugald Drummond as D. Drummond and Son

1895 Dugald Drummond left the company; his sons were in charge. The name changed to Glasgow Railway Engineering Co until 1901.

1900 London office moves from 53, Victoria-street to No. 13, Victoria-street S. W. [1]

1911 Manufacturer of Axle Boxes.[2]

1938 Manufacturer of railway wheels and axles at Parkhead. 'Founded over 50 years ago by the late Dugald Drummond' [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1900/04/13 p 394.
  2. Bradshaw’s Railway Manual
  3. The Railway Gazette, November 30, 1938 (1938 Annual Overseas Railways Number)