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Motive power depot

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The motive power depot (MPD, or railway depot) is the place where locomotives are usually housed, repaired and maintained when not being used. [1]

24 relations: Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants, Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen, Ausbesserungswerk, Bahnbetriebswerk, Builder's plate, Bus garage, Class (locomotive), Coaling tower, Dry stone, Ipswich engine shed, List of British Railways shed codes, Locomotive, Mexborough, National Union of Railwaymen, Railway roundhouse, Railway turntable, Shed, Steam locomotive, Stratford TMD, Tender (rail), The Engine Shed, Traction maintenance depot, York engine sheds and locomotive works, Yorkshire.

Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants

The Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants (ASRS) was a trade union of railway workers in the United Kingdom from 1872 until 1913.

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Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen

The Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF) is a British trade union representing train drivers.

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Ausbesserungswerk

An Ausbesserungswerk (abbreviation AW or Aw) is a railway facility in German-speaking countries, the primary function of which is the repair (and formerly also the construction) of railway vehicles or their components.

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Bahnbetriebswerk

A Bahnbetriebswerk is the equivalent of a locomotive depot (or motive power depot) on the German and Austrian railways.

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Builder's plate

A builder's plate is usually a metal plate that is attached to rolling stock, bogies, construction equipment, trucks, automobiles, large household appliances, bridges, ships and more.

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Bus garage

A bus garage, also known as a bus depot, bus base or bus barn, is a facility where buses are stored and maintained.

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Class (locomotive)

Class (locomotive) refers to a group of locomotives built to a common design for a single railroad.

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Coaling tower

A coaling tower, coal stage or coaling station is a facility used to load coal as fuel into railway steam locomotives.

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Dry stone

Dry stone, sometimes called drystack or, in Scotland, drystane, is a building method by which structures are constructed from stones without any mortar to bind them together.

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Ipswich engine shed

Ipswich engine shed was an engine shed located in Ipswich in Suffolk in the UK on the Great Eastern Main Line located just south of Stoke tunnel and the current Ipswich railway station.

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List of British Railways shed codes

British Railways shed codes were used to identify the engine sheds that its locomotives and multiple units were allocated to for maintenance purposes.

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Locomotive

A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.

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Mexborough

Mexborough is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England.

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National Union of Railwaymen

The National Union of Railwaymen was a trade union of railway workers in the United Kingdom.

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Railway roundhouse

A roundhouse is a building with a circular or semicircular shape used by railroads for servicing and storing locomotives, and traditionally surrounds, or is adjacent to, a turntable.

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Railway turntable

In rail terminology, a railway turntable or wheelhouse is a device for turning railway rolling stock, usually locomotives, so that they can be moved back in the direction from which they came.

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Shed

A shed is typically a simple, single-story roofed structure in a back garden or on an allotment that is used for storage, hobbies, or as a workshop.

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Steam locomotive

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.

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Stratford TMD

Stratford TMD was a traction maintenance depot located in Stratford, London, England on the Great Eastern Main Line.

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Tender (rail)

A tender or coal-car is a special rail vehicle hauled by a steam locomotive containing its fuel (wood, coal, or oil) and water.

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The Engine Shed

The Engine Shed is a music and entertainment venue at the University of Lincoln in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, and is operated by the University of Lincoln Students' Union.

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Traction maintenance depot

In the United Kingdom, a traction maintenance depot, or TMD, is a railway depot where locomotives are serviced and maintained.

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York engine sheds and locomotive works

There were a number of engine sheds and railway works located in York.

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Yorkshire

Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motive_power_depot

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