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Bristol and South Wales Railway Wagon Co

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of Ghyston Buildings, Marsh Street, Bristol

1860 The company was registered. [1]

1863 The Bristol and West of England Railway Wagon Co entered an arrangement with the "new company" rather than allow the formation of an opposition establishment. It was also agreed that the directors should be empowered to take a yard and premises at Swansea, or some other suitable position in South Wales, and that the name of the company should in future be "The Bristol and South Wales Railway Wagon Company (Limited)."[2]

1913 One of 15 established companies involved in manufacture and hiring-out of railway rolling stock[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Engineer 1863
  3. The Times, Sep 20, 1913