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English Electric was a British company formed in 1918. They produced transformers, electrical equipment, railway locomotives and aircraft. Many railway enthusiasts will know the name as the builders of many popular diesel locos during the 1950s and 1960s, including class 20, class 37, class 40, class 50 and class 55 locos. Some of these locos are still in daily use.

Aviation enthusiasts will know the name from the legendary cold war lightning interceptor aircraft. English Electric also built the Canberra bomber which was sold to several foreign air forces and is still in use in a modified form by NASA. In the 1960s English Electric formed the British aircraft corporation with fellow aircraft manufacturers vickers and Bristol. In 1968 BAC merged with GEC.

East Lancs Railway Spring Diesel Gala 2018

Class 40 40106 at Bury on the East Lancs Railway

East Lancs Railway Spring Diesel Gala 2018 was last modified: February 25th, 2019 by GDMKImages

Locomotive Side Profile Drawings Now Available!

Side Profile Drawings

Locomotive Side Profile Drawings Now Available! was last modified: February 22nd, 2020 by GDMKImages

50021 and 50026 Christmas Fund Raising Raffle

50021 and 50026 Christmas Fund Raising Raffle was last modified: November 22nd, 2017 by GDMKImages

East Lancs Railway Spring Diesel Gala

English Electric locos Class 37 37109 and Class 40 D345 at Bury railway station

East Lancs Railway Spring Diesel Gala was last modified: February 28th, 2017 by GDMKImages