Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company





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Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company (GRC&W) was a railway rolling stock manufacturer based at Gloucester, England; from 1860 until 1986.

GRC&W supplied the original fleet of red trains for the Toronto Subway, which were based upon similar vehicles for the London Underground.

Rolling stock manufactured by the company is listed below:


Goods all-iron wagons 1862
steel welded carriages 1933
L-types cement wagons 1950s
Pressure Discharge Bulk Powder Wagon ("Presflo") 1955-1963
"Twin-Tub" Prestwin Silo wagons 1960-1962
Cemflo Cement tanker wagon
Diesel Multiple Units

British Rail Class 100 1956-1958
British Rail Class 119 1958
British Rail Class 122 1958
Electrical Multiple Units

London Underground E Stock 1914
London Underground O / P Stock 1937-1940
London Underground G Stock 1923
London Underground Q38 Stock 1923-mid 1930s
London Underground 1956 Stock 1957-1959
Melbourne (Australia) "Harris" trains 1956-1971
Subway cars

G-series subway cars - for the Toronto Transit Commission 1955-1959
Special orders

amphibious railcar - Magnus Volks Brighton and Rottingdean Seashore Railway Company 1894
68ft "Palace on Wheels" - for Indian Maharajah 1936

pivoting sections for the Mulberry Harbour 1944


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