Exeter Traction Maintenance Depot

Exeter Traction Maintenance Depot

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Exeter TMD is a railway Traction Maintenance Depot situated in Exeter, Devon, England, next to the city's main St Davids station. The depot is operated by First Great Western. There are 12 roads, the Traction Maintenance Depot can hold 2 sets of 2 23 m vehicles. Behind a remaining wall from the previous Steam shed is where the Civil Shed is located, and the Premier shed is nearest the station. An engine shed was opened at Exeter by the Bristol and Exeter Railway when it opened the line to here in 1844. A second facility was added a few years later by the South Devon Railway and the two were combined under the Great Western Railway in 1876. The Bristol and Exeter had been worked by the GWR until 1849 but then purchased its own locomotives. Temporary workshops for these were built at Exeter but a permanent facility at Bristol was opened in 1851.show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135716360
  • 9786135716368