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Worksplate METROPOLITAN VICKERS 1955 from a Coras Iompair Eireann 001 / A Class locomotive that were manufactured by Metropolitan-Vickers at their Dukinfield Works in Manchester. Interestingly they were fitted with eight-cylinder two-stroke, port-controlled Crossley engines. The 001 Class locomotive was the backbone of mainline passenger and freight train services on the Irish railway network for forty years from 1955 until the mid-1990s when they were replaced by the new 201 Class. Rectangualr cast brass measuring 18in x 5in and M.1882 stamped into the back. Face restored rear ex loco.

Category:  Worksplates Diesel
Auction: July 2017 , Lot: 355
Sold for: £500
Worksplate METROPOLITAN VICKERS 1955 From A Coras

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