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Locomotives: 12CSVT Build Lists

12CSVT Build Lists

© English Electric Growl / Colin Marsden

Merseyside, England

A view of the erecting shop of the Vulcan Foundry in August 1964 sees a number of English Electric 17/3 Class locomotives under construction. In the foreground what will become no. D6946 is being 'skinned' by one of the welders

© Colin Marsden

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The construction of locomotives that were fitted with the 12CSVT Diesel engine was divided between three sites, two in the UK and one in Australia. During the period of construction between 1959 and 1976, the ownership of the company changed and hence these lists show 5 different location codes, which are identified below

EEVF English Electric, Vulcan Foundry, Newton le Willows, Merseyside.
EERSH English Electric, Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn, Darlington Works, County Durham.
EEAR English Electric Australia, Rocklea Works, Brisbane, Queensland.
EAVF English Electric - AEI Traction, Vulcan Works, Newton le Willows, Merseyside.
GECR General Electric Australia, Rocklea Works, Brisbane, Queensland


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