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Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft AG (AEG) (German: "General electricity company") was a German producer of electrical equipment founded as the Deutsche Edison-Gesellschaft für angewandte Elektricität in 1883 in Berlin by Emil Rathenau.
The aerospace industry of the United Kingdom is the fourth-largest national aerospace industry in the world and the third largest in Europe, with a global market share of 6.4% in 2016.
The Air Ministry was a department of the Government of the United Kingdom with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Royal Air Force, that existed from 1918 to 1964.
The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was the armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War I between the Allies and their last opponent, Germany.
Arthur's Pass, previously called Camping Flat then Bealey Flats, and for some time officially Arthurs Pass, is a township in the Southern Alps of the South Island of New Zealand, located in the Selwyn district.
Associated Electrical Industries (AEI) was a British holding company formed in 1928 through the merger of the British Thomson-Houston Company (BTH) and Metropolitan-Vickers electrical engineering companies.
The Multi-Unit Space Transport And Recovery Device or MUSTARD, usually written as Mustard, was a concept explored by the British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) during the mid-1960s for launching payloads weighing as much as into orbit.
The Blackpool Tramway runs from Blackpool to Fleetwood on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire, England.
Blue Water was a British battlefield nuclear missile of the early 1960s, intended to replace the MGM-5 Corporal, which was becoming obsolete.
Blyth Power Station (also known as Cambois Power Station) refers to a pair of now demolished coal-fired power stations, which were located on the Northumberland coast in North East England.
Bradford is in the Metropolitan Borough of the City of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England, in the foothills of the Pennines west of Leeds, and northwest of Wakefield.
The Bristol Aeroplane Company, originally the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company, was both one of the first and one of the most important British aviation companies, designing and manufacturing both airframes and aircraft engines.
The British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) was a British aircraft manufacturer formed from the government-pressured merger of English Electric Aviation Ltd., Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft), the Bristol Aeroplane Company and Hunting Aircraft in 1960.
The Porpoise class was an eight-boat class of diesel-electric submarines operated by the Royal Navy.
British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.
The British Rail (BR) Class 08 is a class of diesel-electric shunting locomotive.
The British Rail Class 09 is a class of 0-6-0 diesel locomotive designed primarily for shunting and also short distance freight trips along branch lines.
The British Rail Class 11 was applied to a batch of diesel shunting locomotives built from April 1945 to December 1952, based on a similar earlier batch built by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) between 1934 and 1936.
The British Rail Class 12 is a diesel locomotive built primarily for shunting duties around London.
The British Rail Class 13 was a type of diesel-electric shunting locomotive.
The British Rail (BR) Class 20, otherwise known as an English Electric Type 1, is a class of diesel-electric locomotive.
The British Rail Class 23 were a class of ten Bo-Bo diesel-electric locomotives built by the English Electric Company (EE) in 1959.
The British Rail Class 37 is a diesel-electric locomotive.
The British Rail Class 40 is a type of British railway diesel locomotive.
The British Rail Class 487 electric multiple units were built by English Electric in 1940, for use on the Waterloo & City line.
The British Rail Class 50 was a class of 50 diesel locomotives designed to haul express passenger trains at 100mph.
The British Rail Class 55 was a class of diesel locomotive built in 1961 and 1962 by English Electric.
The British Rail Class 73 is a British electro-diesel locomotive.
The British Rail Class 83 electric locomotives were built by English Electric at Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows as part of the West Coast Main Line electrification.
The British Rail Class 86 is the standard electric locomotive built during the 1960s.
DP2, meaning Diesel Prototype number 2, was a prototype Type 4 mainline diesel locomotive.
GT3, meaning Gas Turbine number 3 (following 18000 and 18100 as gas turbines 1 and 2), was a prototype mainline gas turbine locomotive built in 1961 by English Electric at their Vulcan Foundry in Newton-le-Willows to investigate the use of its gas turbines in rail traction applications.
D0226 and D0227 were two prototype diesel shunting locomotives built in 1956 by English Electric at its Vulcan Foundry in Newton-le-Willows to demonstrate its wares to British Railways.
English Electric DP1, commonly known as Deltic, was a prototype demonstrator locomotive employing two Napier Deltic engines, built by English Electric in 1955.
Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow, CBE (15 October 1905 – 1 July 1980) was a novelist and English physical chemist who also served in several important positions in the British Civil Service and briefly in the UK government.
The Charles Babbage Institute is a research center at the University of Minnesota specializing in the history of information technology, particularly the history of digital computing, programming/software, and computer networking since 1935.
The three Improved Valiant-class submarines, sometimes known as the Churchill class,Hool, Jack, and Nutter, Keith, Damned Un-English Machines, a history of Barrow-built submarines, pub Tempus, 2003, page 177.
Consumer electronics or home electronics are electronic (analog or digital) equipments intended for everyday use, typically in private homes.
The Cruiser tank Mk V or A13 Mk III Covenanter was a British cruiser tank of the Second World War.
Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
Coventry Ordnance Works was a British manufacturer of heavy guns particularly naval artillery jointly owned by Cammell Laird & Co of Sheffield and Birkenhead, Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company of Govan, Glasgow and John Brown & Company of Clydebank and Sheffield.
The Série 1400 are a series of 67 diesel-electric locomotives built for the Portuguese Railways (CP) between 1967 and 1969.
The Série 1800 were a series of 10 diesel-electric locomotives built for the Portuguese Railways (CP) in 1968.
The Cromwell tank, officially Tank, Cruiser, Mk VIII, Cromwell (A27M), was one of the series of cruiser tanks fielded by Britain in the Second World War.
De Havilland Aircraft Company Limited was a British aviation manufacturer established in late 1920 by Geoffrey de Havilland at Stag Lane Aerodrome Edgware on the outskirts of north London.
The de Havilland Goblin, originally designated as the Halford H-1, is an early turbojet engine designed by Frank Halford and built by de Havilland.
The de Havilland Vampire is a British jet fighter developed and manufactured by the de Havilland Aircraft Company.
Dick, Kerr and Company was a locomotive and tramcar manufacturer based in Kilmarnock, Scotland and Preston, England.
The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).
A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine.
The Diesel Traction Group (DTG) is the Christchurch-based operator of a fleet of ex-New Zealand Railways Department diesel-electric locomotives.
Drax power station is a large coal-fired power station in North Yorkshire, England, capable of co-firing biomass and petcoke, and its name comes from the nearby village of Drax.
An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.
An electric multiple unit or EMU is a multiple-unit train consisting of self-propelled carriages, using electricity as the motive power.
Electrification is the process of powering by electricity and, in many contexts, the introduction of such power by changing over from an earlier power source.
Elliott Brothers (London) Ltd was an early computer company of the 1950s–60s in the United Kingdom.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The English Electric M.3 Ayr was a British three-seat coastal patrol flying boat designed and built by the English Electric Company.
The English Electric Balloon is a type of double-decker tram that is operated on the Blackpool Tramway.
The English Electric Canberra is a British first-generation jet-powered medium bomber that was manufactured during the 1950s.
The DEUCE (Digital Electronic Universal Computing Engine) was one of the earliest British commercially available computers, built by English Electric from 1955.
KDF8 was an early British computer built by English Electric as a version of the RCA 501.
KDF9 was an early British computer designed and built by English Electric.
The English Electric P.5 Kingston was a British twin-engined biplane flying boat built by English Electric.
The English Electric Lightning is a supersonic fighter aircraft of the Cold War era.
The English Electric (later ICL) System 4 was a mainframe computer announced in the 1965.
The English Electric Wren was a 1920s British ultralight monoplane built by the English Electric Company Limited at Lytham St Annes, Lancashire.
The Tank, Heavy Assault, A33 (Excelsior) was a British experimental heavy tank based on the Cromwell (A27) design developed in the Second World War.
Felixstowe is a seaside town in Suffolk, England.
A flying boat is a fixed-winged seaplane with a hull, allowing it to land on water, that usually has no type of landing gear to allow operation on land.
Major Frank Bernard Halford CBE FRAeS (7 March 1894 – 16 April 1955) was an English aircraft engine designer.
The General Electric Company, or GEC, was a major UK-based industrial conglomerate involved in consumer and defence electronics, communications, and engineering.
George Horatio Nelson, 1st Baron Nelson of Stafford (26 October 1887 – 16 July 1962), known as Sir George Nelson, 1st Baronet, from 1955 to 1960, was a British engineer who was chairman of English Electric from 1933 to 1962.
GMV Aranui was a roll-on roll-off train ferry operating across the Cook Strait between 1965 and 1983.
The Goldsworthy railway, owned and operated by BHP Billiton, is a private rail network in the Pilbara region of Western Australia built to carry iron ore.
Handley Page Limited was founded by Frederick Handley Page (later Sir Frederick) in 1909 as the United Kingdom's first publicly traded aircraft manufacturing company.
The Handley Page Halifax was a Royal Air Force (RAF) four-engined heavy bomber of the Second World War.
The Handley Page HP.52 Hampden was a British twin-engine medium bomber of the Royal Air Force (RAF).
Hartlepool power station is a nuclear power station situated on the northern bank of the mouth of the River Tees, south of Hartlepool in County Durham, North East England.
The Hawker Tempest is a British fighter aircraft primarily used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) in the Second World War.
The Hawker Typhoon (Tiffy in RAF slang) is a British single-seat fighter-bomber, produced by Hawker Aircraft.
Hinkley Point A nuclear power station is a decommissioned Magnox Nuclear power station located on a site in Somerset on the Bristol Channel coast, west of the River Parrett estuary.
The history of rail transport in Great Britain 1948–1994 covers the period when the British railway system was nationalised under the name of British Rail (initially known as British Railways), until its eventual privatisation in 1994.
HMAS Orion (S 61) was an ''Oberon'' class submarine of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
HMAS Oxley (S 57) was an ''Oberon'' class submarine of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
Hong Kong and Whampoa Dock was a Hong Kong dockyard, once among the largest in Asia.
Hong Kong Tramways is a tram system in Hong Kong and one of the earliest forms of public transport in the metropolis, dating back to the city's colonial period. Owned and operated by RATP Dev Transdev Asia, the tramway runs on Hong Kong Island between Shau Kei Wan and Kennedy Town, with a branch circulating through Happy Valley. Trams in Hong Kong have not only been a form of commuter transport for over 110 years, but also a major tourist attraction and one of the most environmentally friendly ways of travelling in Hong Kong. The tram system is the only one in the world operated exclusively with double-decker trams, and is one of only five non-heritage tram systems in the world that use double-deck cars the others being Blackpool Tramway, United Kingdom, Alexandria Tram, Egypt, Oranjestad, Aruba and Dubai, UAE. The tram is the cheapest mode of public transport on the island. The comparatively affordable fare is highlighted by Hong Kong Tramways' advertising slogan: "Hop on 1. $2.3. Tram so easy!".
HVDC Kingsnorth was a high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission system connecting Kingsnorth in Kent to two sites in London.
International Computers and Tabulators or ICT was formed in 1959 by a merger of the British Tabulating Machine Company (BTM) and Powers-Samas.
International Computers Limited (ICL) was a large British computer hardware, computer software and computer services company that operated from 1968 until 2002.
, abbreviated or "JNR", was the business entity that operated Japan's national railway network from 1949 to 1987.
Sir Percy John Pybus, 1st Baronet, (25 January 1880 – 23 October 1935) was a British Liberal Party politician.
Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTM) (Jawi: كريتاڤي تانه ملايو برحد) or Malayan Railways Limited is the main rail operator in Peninsular Malaysia.
Lazard is a financial advisory and asset management firm that engages in investment banking, asset management, and other financial services primarily with institutional clients.
The LEO I (Lyons Electronic Office I) was the first computer used for commercial business applications.
A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Post Office Railway, known as Mail Rail since 1987, is a narrow gauge, driverless underground railway in London that was built by the Post Office with assistance from the Underground Electric Railways Company of London, to move mail between sorting offices.
The London Post Office Railway 1927 Stock was built by English Electric in 1927.
The London Post Office Railway 1962 Stock was built by English Electric in 1962.
The Luton Analogue Computing Engine (LACE) was a code name for a military general purpose analogue computer, predominantly used for missile simulation.
Mainframe computers (colloquially referred to as "big iron") are computers used primarily by large organizations for critical applications; bulk data processing, such as census, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning; and transaction processing.
The Marconi Company was a British telecommunications and engineering company that did business under that name from 1963 to 1987.
The Martin B-57 Canberra is an American-built, twinjet tactical bomber and reconnaissance aircraft that entered service with the United States Air Force (USAF) in 1953.
A military aircraft is any fixed-wing or rotary-wing aircraft that is operated by a legal or insurrectionary armed service of any type.
In modern language, a missile is a guided self-propelled system, as opposed to an unguided self-propelled munition, referred to as a rocket (although these too can also be guided).
The Monowai Power Station, fed by the Monowai River from Lake Monowai in Southland, New Zealand, was one of the earliest hydroelectric power stations in the country.
Motor Torpedo Boat (MTB) was the name given to fast torpedo boats by the Royal Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy.
Munmorah Power Station is a demolished coal fired electricity power station with four 350 MW English Electric steam driven turbo-alternators for a combined capacity of 1,400 MW.
The Napier Deltic engine is a British opposed-piston valveless, supercharged uniflow scavenged, two-stroke Diesel engine used in marine and locomotive applications, designed and produced by D. Napier & Son.
The Napier Lion was a 12-cylinder 'broad arrow' W12 configuration aircraft engine built by D. Napier & Son from 1917 until the 1930s.
The Napier Sabre was a British H-24-cylinder, liquid-cooled, sleeve valve, piston aero engine, designed by Major Frank Halford and built by D. Napier & Son during World War II.
The National Coal Board (NCB) was the statutory corporation created to run the nationalised coal mining industry in the United Kingdom.
The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) is the parastatal railway of Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia).
The Nelson River DC Transmission System, also known as the Manitoba Bipole, is an electric power transmission system of two high voltage, direct current lines in Manitoba, Canada, operated by Manitoba Hydro as part of the Nelson River Hydroelectric Project. It is now recorded on the list of IEEE Milestones in electrical engineering. Several records have been broken by successive phases of the project, including the largest (and last) mercury-arc valves, the highest DC transmission voltage and the first use of water-cooled thyristor valves in HVDC. The system transfers electric power generated by several hydroelectric power stations along the Nelson River in Northern Manitoba across the wilderness to the populated areas in the south. Dorsey Converter Station near Rosser, Manitoba – August, 2005 It includes two rectifier stations, Radisson Converter Station near Gillam at and Henday Converter Station near Sundance at, one inverter station, Dorsey Converter Station at Rosser located north west of Winnipeg at), and two sets of high-voltage direct current transmission lines. Each HVDC transmission line has two parallel overhead conductors to carry the positive and negative feeds. There are no intermediate switching stations or taps. Both bipolar systems have extensive ground return electrodes to allow use in monopolar mode.
The New Zealand DE class locomotive is a New Zealand class of shunting diesel-electric locomotives.
The New Zealand DF class locomotive of 1979 is a class of 30 Co-Co diesel-electric locomotives built by General Motors Diesel of Canada between 1979 and 1981.
The New Zealand DG and DH class locomotive were a type of diesel-electric locomotives in operation on New Zealand's rail network from 1955-1983, built by English Electric.
The New Zealand DM/D class (also known as English Electrics) were a class of electric multiple units used on the Metlink suburban rail network of Wellington, New Zealand. Formed of DM power cars and D trailer cars, the first units were ordered from English Electric in 1936 and introduced on 2 July 1938 operating the electrified Johnsonville Line service. Additional units were ordered in 1942 and 1946 as other Wellington suburban lines were electrified. The units were relegated to peak services and the Johnsonville Line after the arrival of the "Ganz Mavag" EM/ET units in 1982-83, before finally being replaced by the "Matangi" FP/FT units in 2011-12. The units operated their last revenue service on 25 June 2012, from Wellington to Melling and return. Five complete units (four two-car and one three-car) and six trailer cars have been preserved.
The New Zealand E class battery-electric locomotive represented the third unique type of locomotive class to be given the E classification in New Zealand.
The New Zealand EW class locomotive was a class of electric locomotive used in Wellington, New Zealand.
The New Zealand Railways Department, NZR or NZGR (New Zealand Government Railways) and often known as the "Railways", was a government department charged with owning and maintaining New Zealand's railway infrastructure and operating the railway system.
The Northern Ireland Railways DH class was a class of three diesel-hydraulic shunting locomotives obtained in 1969.
The Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) Class 600 diesel locomotives were built for shunting duties.
The New Zealand DF class locomotive of 1954 was the first class of mainline diesel-electric locomotives built for New Zealand's national railway network, built by English Electric.
The New Zealand DI class locomotive was a class of diesel-electric locomotive in New Zealand.
The New Zealand EC class was a class of electric locomotive used in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The New Zealand ED class locomotive was a class of electric locomotive used in Wellington, New Zealand.
The New Zealand EO class of 1923 were electric locomotives used on the steep Otira to Arthurs Pass section of the Midland Line.
The Oberon class was a ship class of 27 British-designed submarines operated by five different nations.
Phoenix Dynamo Manufacturing Company Limited of Hubert Street, Leeds Road, Bradford, Yorkshire, electrical engineers, manufactured small and large motors, alternators and generators at their Thornbury works.
EU06 is a class of electric locomotives in service with the Polish state railway PKP.
Polskie Koleje Państwowe SA (PKP SA, Polish State Railways, Inc.) is the dominant railway operator in Poland.
Preston is the administrative centre of Lancashire, England, on the north bank of the River Ribble.
Queen Elizabeth Power Station is a natural gas-fired station owned by SaskPower, located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
The 1200 class were a class of diesel locomotive built by English Electric, Bradford for Queensland Railways in 1953-1954.
The 1250 class were a class of diesel locomotive built by English Electric, Rocklea for Queensland Railways between 1959 and 1963.
The 1270 class were a class of diesel locomotive built by English Electric, Rocklea for Queensland Railways between 1964 and 1966.
The 1300 class were a class of diesel locomotive built by English Electric, Rocklea for Queensland Rail between 1967 and 1972.
The 2350 class were a class of diesel locomotive built by English Electric, Rocklea for Queensland Railways in 1973/74.
The 2370 class were a class of diesel locomotive built in 1975 by English Electric, Rocklea for Queensland Railways in Australia.
Railway electric traction describes the various types of locomotive and multiple units that are used on electrification systems around the world.
The RCA Corporation was a major American electronics company, which was founded as the Radio Corporation of America in 1919.
The Restigouche-class destroyer was a class of seven destroyer escorts that served the Royal Canadian Navy and later the Canadian Forces from the late-1950s to the late-1990s.
Rhodesia Railways class DE2 are a type of diesel locomotive built for operations on Rhodesia Railways in the 1950s.
Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns Ltd (RSH) was a locomotive builder with works in North East England.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
Rugby is a market town in Warwickshire, England, close to the River Avon.
Samlesbury is a village and civil parish in the borough of South Ribble in Lancashire, England.
Samlesbury Aerodrome is a disused airfield at Balderstone near Samlesbury, in the Ribble Valley district of Lancashire.
Scotstoun is an area of Glasgow, Scotland, west of Glasgow City Centre.
The Seaplane Experimental Station, formerly RNAS Felixstowe, was a British aircraft design unit during the early part of the 20th century.
The Short Bomber was a British two-seat long-range reconnaissance, bombing and torpedo-carrying aircraft designed by Short Brothers as a land-based development of the very successful Short Type 184 (of which more than 900 were built and many exported).
Short Brothers plc, usually referred to as Shorts or Short, is an aerospace company based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The Short Admiralty Type 184, often called the Short 225 after the power rating of the engine first fitted, was a British two-seat reconnaissance, bombing and torpedo carrying folding-wing seaplane designed by Horace Short of Short Brothers.
A short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) is a ballistic missile with a range of about or less.
The Sizewell nuclear power stations are two nuclear power stations located near the small fishing village of Sizewell in Suffolk, England.
South Shields is a coastal town at the mouth of the River Tyne, England, about downstream from Newcastle upon Tyne.
The Southern Alps (Kā Tiritiri-o-te-Moana) is a mountain range extending along much of the length of New Zealand's South Island, reaching its greatest elevations near the range's western side.
The Southern Railway (SR), sometimes shortened to 'Southern', was a British railway company established in the 1923 Grouping.
Stafford is the county town of Staffordshire, in the West Midlands of England.
A steam turbine is a device that extracts thermal energy from pressurized steam and uses it to do mechanical work on a rotating output shaft.
Strand (or the Strand) is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster, Central London.
A surface-to-air missile (SAM, pronunced), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM, pronounced), is a missile designed to be launched from the ground to destroy aircraft or other missiles.
Tallawarra Power Station is a combined cycle natural gas power station in the city of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.
The X class was a class of diesel locomotives built by English Electric for the Tasmanian Government Railways between 1950 and 1952.
The Y class was a class of diesel locomotives built by the Tasmanian Government Railways between 1961 and 1971.
The Z class are a class of diesel locomotives built by English Electric Rocklea for the Tasmanian Government Railways in 1973.
The Za class are a class of diesel locomotives built by English Electric Rocklea for the Tasmanian Government Railways in 1973.
The English Electric Thunderbird was a British surface-to-air missile produced for the British Army.
A transformer is a static electrical device that transfers electrical energy between two or more circuits through electromagnetic induction.
Tranz Metro (formerly CityRail and before that Cityline) was a New Zealand public transport operator.
The Ultimo Power Station, or Ultimo Powerhouse, was an electricity generating plant located in the inner-city Sydney suburb of Ultimo, New South Wales.
The United Electric Car Company was a tramcar manufacturer from 1905 to 1917 in Preston, Lancashire.
Vickers-Armstrongs Limited was a British engineering conglomerate formed by the merger of the assets of Vickers Limited and Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Company in 1927.
The Victorian Railways L class was a class of mainline electric locomotive that ran on Australia's Victorian Railways and its successor V/Line from 1953 until 1987.
The Vulcan Foundry Limited was a British locomotive builder sited at Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire.
William Edward Willoughby "Teddy" Petter (8 August 1908, Highgate in Middlesex – 1 May 1968, Béruges) was a British aircraft designer.
The C class are a class of diesel locomotives built by English Electric, Rocklea for the Western Australian Government Railways in 1962.
The H class are a class of diesel locomotives built by English Electric, Rocklea for the Western Australian Government Railways in 1964-1965.
The K class are a class of diesel locomotives built by English Electric, Rocklea for the Western Australian Government Railways between 1966 and 1969.
The R/RA Classes are diesel locomotives built by English Electric, Rocklea for the Western Australian Government Railways between 1968 and 1972.
Warsaw Commuter Railway (Warszawska Kolej Dojazdowa, WKD) is a commuter rail line in Poland's capital city of Warsaw.
Warton Aerodrome is located in Warton village on the Fylde in Lancashire, England.
Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with residents.
The Westinghouse Electric Corporation was an American manufacturing company.
Westland Aircraft was a British aircraft manufacturer located in Yeovil, Somerset.
The White Bay Power Station is a heritage listed former coal-fired power station on a site in White Bay, in the suburb of Rozelle, from Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.
Willans & Robinson Limited manufacturing engineers of Thames Ditton, Surrey.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Wylfa Nuclear Power Station (Atomfa'r Wylfa) is a former Magnox power station situated west of Cemaes Bay on the island of Anglesey, North Wales.
Events from the year 1926 in the United Kingdom.
The 1926 general strike in the United Kingdom was a general strike that lasted 9 days, from 3 May 1926 to 12 May 1926.