Longsight Diesel TMD

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Longsight Diesel TMD
Location
Location Longsight, Manchester, United Kingdom
Coordinates 53°27′53″N 2°12′09″W / 53.4647°N 2.2026°W / 53.4647; -2.2026Coordinates: 53°27′53″N 2°12′09″W / 53.4647°N 2.2026°W / 53.4647; -2.2026
OS grid SJ865964
Characteristics
Depot code(s) LO (1973-)[1]
Type Diesel
History
BR region London Midland Region
Former depot code(s) 9A (1948-1973)[1]

Longsight Diesel TMD is a railway diesel locomotive traction maintenance depot (TMD) situated in Longsight, Manchester, England. The depot code is LO. The depot is located 1 12 mi (2.4 km) south of Manchester Piccadilly on the eastern side of the line to Stockport.[2] There are various roads in which individual train sets can be overhauled.

History[edit]

In 1987, the depot had an allocation of Class 08s and DMUs. Although, Classes 31 and 47 could also usually be seen stabled at the depot.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The all-time guide to UK Shed and Depot Codes" (PDF). TheRailwayCentre.com. 5 May 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Marsden 1987, pp. 76–77
  3. ^ Webster, Greengrass & Greaves 1987, p. 52

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