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British Rail: Scientific Services

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Alternative name(s):
  • London Midland & Scottish Railway Chemistry Department (Formerly known as)
  • London & North Eastern Railway Doncaster Laboratory (Formerly known as)
Date: 1870-1980
History: British Rail Scientific Services was created on nationalisation in 1948 from the former London Midland & Scotland Railway Chemistry Department at 500 London Road, Derby. Other science services including the London & North Eastern Railway's Doncatster laboratory were moved to Derby at the time.
  • Derby, Derbyshire
Sources of authority: Annual Return 2007
Functions, occupations and activities: Transport and communications > Railways
References: Annual Return 2007
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C204142
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
c1870-1980: records incl corresp, reports, photographs and committee minutes
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Annual Return 2007