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McKenzie and Holland

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December 1906.
1909. Yarnton Signal Box For Great Western Railway.
January 1918.
Exhibit at Ingrow Loco Museum and Workshop, Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Railway signal engineers, of Westminster and Vulcan Iron Works, Worcester

Presumably successor to McKenzie, Clunes and Holland

1884 John Orme Brettell joined the Worcester works

1899 The Westinghouse Brake Co in conjunction with McKenzie and Holland was the first to introduce power signalling into Great Britain with the installation at Bishopsgate Street station on the Great Eastern Railway[1].

1907 Separate company formed to carry on this business: McKenzie, Holland and Westinghouse Power Signal Co[2] which equipped the whole of the underground railways of London with power operated automatic signalling.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 15 August 1921
  2. The Times, 15 August 1921