TITLE

Ardwick depot electrified

PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Modern Railways;Mar2013, Vol. 70 Issue 774, Special section p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the developments in the railway industry in Great Britain. It focuses on the operation of the firm Siemens, particularly the electrification of its Ardwick train maintenance facility in Manchester Piccadilly, England. According to the firm's fleet manager Pete Redding, the electrification would increase the flexibility of train movements around the site.
ACCESSION #
85866292

 

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