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Engine builder statistics | Locomotive Manufacturers Association | Bradford | Rotherham
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Builder Products Notes
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RB Blackburn Aviation Road
Aviation/Military

Aviation manufacturing commenced on Balm Road at Hunslet not far from the Middleton Railway. Between the wars built a few road vehicles. 
Works History

RET Railless Electric Traction Company Road

This company carried out pioneering work into Railless trams, or trollybuses as they became better known, from a small works and office on Balm Road. 
Works History

Rice Rice Road

The Korte car was produced by Rice & Co. Ltd of Low Hall Mills, Holbeck between 1903 - 1905 
Works History

Rodl Rodley Road

In 1953 Henry Brown designed and had built a micro car in Rodley, a forerunner to Hunslet's Scootacar 
Works History

ROE Charles Roe Rail
Road

Charles Roe began by making trailers for locally produced traction engines produced and bodies for commercial vehicles in a rented works on Balm Road. They went on to make large numbers of bus bodies in a much larger works in Cross Gates. 
Works History

ROF(L) Royal Ordnance Factory Barnbow Road
Aviation/Military

Royal Ordnance Factory was opened during the First World War making ammunition later to produce many of the familiar tanks such as Centurions, Challengers and Chieftains. 
Works History

Ster Sterling Engineering Road

Sterling Engineering produced a few cycle-cars powered by a JAP V2 8hp engine 
Works History

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