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Siemens and General Electric Railway Signal Co

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1933. S. G. E. Autoflex.
January 1953.

1926 Company formed by amalgamation of the railway signalling departments of Siemens Brothers and Co and GEC[1]

1939 Railway electrification business was won, both at home and abroad. Siemens and General Electric Railway Signal Co had experienced a busy year[2].

1951 One of the larger division of Siemens Brothers and Co; the division was jointly owned with GEC.

By 1953 Was an associated company of GEC[3]

1965 SGE Signals was involved in railway signalling, including the resignalling for the London Midland Region Electrification.

1966 a subsidiary of AEI[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 05, 1926
  2. The Times, 30 June 1939
  3. GEC, its History, Structure and Future by T. W. Heather. 1953
  4. The Times March 10, 1966