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Fairey Marine

Fairey Marine Ltd, latterly known as FBM Marine, was a boat building company based on the River Hamble, Southampton, England. The company was created in the late 1940s by Sir Charles Richard Fairey and Fairey Aviations managing director, Mr. Chic ...

                                               

Fairey Stooge

The Fairey Aviation Stooge was a command guided surface-to-air missile development project carried out in the United Kingdom starting in World War II. Development dates to a British Army request from 1944, but the work was taken over by the Royal ...

                                               

Fireflash

Fireflash was the United Kingdoms first air-to-air guided missile to see service with the Royal Air Force. Constructed by Fairey Aviation, the missile utilised radar beam riding guidance. Fireflash had relatively limited performance and required ...

                                               

Archer (tank destroyer)

The Self Propelled 17pdr, Valentine, Mk I, Archer was a British self propelled anti-tank gun of the Second World War based on the Valentine infantry tank chassis fitted with an Ordnance QF 17 pounder gun. Designed and manufactured by Vickers-Arms ...

                                               

British B-class submarine

The B class was a class of 11 submarines, built by Vickers in Barrow-in-Furness for the Royal Navy, and launched in 1904–06. One boat was sunk by a collision in 1912, but the remainder served in World War I. Three boats protected the transfer of ...

                                               

Conqueror (tank)

The FV 214 Conqueror, also known as "Tank, Heavy No. 1, 120 mm Gun, Conqueror" was a British heavy tank of the post-World War II era. It was developed as a response to the Soviet Joseph Stalin IS-3 heavy tanks; its 120 mm gun was larger than the ...

                                               

Cruiser Mk II

The Tank, Cruiser, Mk II, was a cruiser tank developed alongside the A9 cruiser tank, and was intended to be a heavier, infantry tank version of that type. In practice, it was not deemed suitable for the infantry tank role and was classified as a ...

                                               

Hurn Airport

                                               

Red Dean

The Red Dean was an air-to-air missile developed by the United Kingdom in the 1950s but cancelled before development was complete. It was originally a large radar-guided missile using pulse-Doppler radar to guide itself against enemy bombers. Whe ...

                                               

Vickers 1.57-inch mortar

                                               

Vickers MBT

The Vickers MBT is a series of main battle tanks developed as a private venture by British company Vickers-Armstrongs for export. The design makes use of proven components, such as the L7 gun of the Centurion, the Leyland L60 multi-fuel engine, t ...

                                               

Vickers–Berthier

The Vickers–Berthier is a light machine gun that was produced by the British company Vickers-Armstrong. It was adopted by the British Indian Army and saw combat during World War II.

                                               

Burttdavya nyasica

Burttdavya is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It was described by Hoyle in 1936. The genus contains only one species, viz. Burttdavya nyasica, which is a tree found in Tanzania, Malawi, and Mozambique.

                                               

Companies based in the Metropolitan City of Bologna

                                               

Osaka Monorail

The Osaka Monorail is a monorail in northern Osaka Prefecture, Japan, operated by Osaka Monorail Co., Ltd. At 28 kilometres long, it is the second longest monorail system in the world after the Chongqing Monorail. It links the three campuses of O ...

                                               

Hakone Ropeway

The Hakone Ropeway is the name of an aerial lift, as well as its operator. The funitel line links between Sōunzan and Tōgendai via Ōwakudani, all within Hakone, Kanagawa, Japan. The line became funitel in 2002, the second of its kind in the natio ...

                                               

Hakone Tozan Railway

The Hakone Tozan Railway is a private railway company in Japan, part of the Odakyu Group. It is best known for its operation of the Hakone Tozan Line, the first mountain railway in Japan, but like most Japanese railway companies, also operates bu ...

                                               

Hanayama Funicular

The Skylator is a facility that traverses a steep incline in a residential area of Kobe, Japan. It can be considered as a sort of small funicular or incline elevator. In Japan, however, it is legally classified as an incline elevator, not a funic ...

                                               

Hashikurasan Ropeway

The Hashikurasan Ropeway is the name of Japanese aerial lift line in Ikeda, Tokushima, as well as its operator. The line climbs Mount Hashikura of Hashikura-dera, a famous temple. Refurbished in 1999, this is the first funitel to be operated in A ...

                                               

Hiroshima City Network

The Hiroshima City Network is the common name for the JR West rail lines in the Hiroshima metropolitan area. The network was created on October 5, 2002, and modeled after the Urban Network in the Kyōto-Osaka-Kōbe area of Japan. Unlike the Urban N ...

                                               

Kantō Railway

Kantō Railway is a private railway company, which operates two unconnected lines in Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan. The company is a subsidiary of Keisei Electric Railway.

                                               

Mount Tsukuba Cable Car

The Mount Tsukuba Cable Car, officially the Mount Tsukuba Cable Railway Line, is a Japanese funicular line on Mount Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki. It is the only funicular line Tsukuba Kankō Railway operates, while it also operates an aerial tramway, ...

                                               

Takaotozan Railway

The Takaotozan Railway is a transport company in Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan. The company operates a funicular line and a ropeway to Mount Takao, a popular destination for mountain trekking among Tokyo residents. The company was founded on September 2 ...

                                               

Companies based in Hordaland

                                               

Companies based in Vestfold

                                               

Companies based in Fredrikstad

                                               

Companies based in Sandefjord

                                               

Blue Bus of North Lanarkshire

Blue Bus of North Lanarkshire, also known as Blue Bus of Shotts or Law of Shotts, is a bus operator primarily serving the area of Shotts, North Lanarkshire in West Scotland. It is a mainly local bus operator, based at Allanton, but is also involv ...

                                               

ToyGuard

ToyGuard works exclusively within the professional childcare sector within the UK. It was spun out of a specialist cleaning company ER Environmental, based near Cirencester in Gloucestershire. In 2006, ER Environmental was tasked to decontaminate ...

                                               

Scottish National Investment Bank

The Scottish National Investment Bank is a public-owned institution which is intended to be operational by 2020. It will have a role delivering infrastructure development and strategic investments.

                                               

Defunct banks of Scotland

                                               

Wilsontown Ironworks

The ruins of the Wilsontown Ironworks are located near the village of Forth in Lanarkshire in Scotland, approximately 23 miles to the south east of Glasgow. The works were founded by the three Wilson brothers in 1779, and operated until 1842. The ...

                                               

Magazine publishing companies of Scotland

                                               

Duffus & Co.

John Duffus & Co., then George Duffus & Co. was an Aberdeen iron-works and shipbuilding company. The George Duffus company cast the iron parts for Shakkin Briggie, and also built Aberdeens first paddle steamer, The Queen of Scotland, the first st ...

                                               

Grangemouth Dockyard Company

The company was established in Grangemouth by William Miller and Samuel Popham Jackson in 1885. SS Vaitarna was the first ship constructed by the company. In 1887 the yard was visited by Andrew Carnegie and his new wife Louise. While there they w ...

                                               

Scotstoun Marine Ltd

Scotstoun Marine Ltd was a shipbuilding company in Glasgow, Scotland, on the River Clyde, formed in 1972 to operate the former shipyard of Charles Connell and Company following the collapse of Upper Clyde Shipbuilders into which it had been amalg ...

                                               

Defunct shipbuilding companies of Scotland

                                               

Dunbarton & Balloch Joint Line Committee

The Caledonian and Dumbartonshire Junction Railway was a Scottish railway opened in 1850 between Bowling and Balloch via Dumbarton. The company had intended to build to Glasgow but it could not raise the money. Other railways later reached Dumbar ...

                                               

Dunbarton & Balloch Joint Line Committee

                                               

Dundee and Perth and Aberdeen Railway Junction Company

                                               

Girvan and Portpatrick Junction Railway

Girvan and Portpatrick Junction Railway was a railway company in Scotland. It opened in 1877 between Girvan and Challoch Junction, where it joined the Portpatrick Railway, which had already reached Stranraer from Castle Douglas. Portpatrick had b ...

                                               

Glasgow and Renfrew District Railway

}} The Glasgow and Renfrew District Railway was nominally owned by the Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway. It was incorporated on 6 August 1897 and opened on 1 June 1903. In the 1921 Railway Grouping it became part of the London, Midland and Scott ...

                                               

History of the Caledonian Railway (until 1850)

This article describes the Caledonian Railway from its conception down to the year 1850. In the 1830s and 1840s much thought was given to building a railway from central Scotland to join the growing English railway network. The hilly terrain and ...

                                               

Loch Maree and Aultbea Railway

The Loch Maree and Aultbea Railway was one of several branch railway-lines proposed for the North-West Highlands of Scotland in the early 1890s. Although a full survey was conducted in 1892 and a Private Bill was submitted to the Westminster Parl ...

                                               

Dart Buses

Dart Buses were an independent bus operator in the Paisley and Renfrewshire area in the 1990s. The company is attributed with starting a bus war with the main operator of the area, Clydeside Scottish. Bus wars were common following bus deregulati ...

                                               

Gibsons of Moffat

Gibsons of Moffat was formed by James and Elizabeth Gibson in 1919. It initially operated a service between Moffat and Dumfries. The war saw heavy loading on buses on the Dumfries services, which served army camps on route. Moffat served as a tra ...

                                               

McKindless

McKindless was a Scottish bus operator, operating a number of bus routes throughout Greater Glasgow. The company was based in Newmains and had a depot in Parkhead.

                                               

Munros of Jedburgh

Munros of Jedburgh was a bus operating company, based in the town of Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders. They operated a number of local services, mainly in and around the Scottish Borders, Edinburgh and the Lothians.

                                               

Scottish Omnibuses

Scottish Omnibuses Ltd. was a company set up by the British Transport Commission on 4 April 1949 to take over the bus and coach operations of Scottish Motor Traction and its subsidiaries under the nationalisation provisions of the Transport Act 1 ...

                                               

Former Glasgow and South Western Railway stations

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