Alexander Allan (locomotive engineer)
|Died||2 June 1891|
|Engineering discipline||Mechanical engineering|
From 1843 to 1853 he was Works Manager at the Crewe Works of the Grand Junction Railway, later London and North Western Railway, under Francis Trevithick. Here he was responsible for designing the Crewe type (locomotive) with inclined cycliners and double frames. From 1853 to 1865 he was Locomotive Superintendent of the Scottish Central Railway. Allan was an original member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in 1847.
See also 
- "Alexander Allan and other Crewe locomotive designers". Steamindex.com. 16 September 2008. Retrieved 19 June 2012.
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