Glossary Results for prefix "mo"
|Model Gauges||Modelling may be performed in all sorts of shapes and sizes, from layouts that would run around a tea tray, to those that require a small park. Details of the various modelling schemes can be found by following the more link.|
|Moon, Sir Richard (1814—1899)||The was elected to the LNWR Board in 1851 and within a year became most active in the company’s affairs. He was made Chairman in 1861 and for the next 30 years directed all his activities to the LNWR.|
|Moorsom, Captain Constantine Richard (1792—1861)||From 1833 became joint secretary of the Birmingham & Gloucester Railway where his younger brother Captain W.S. Moorsom was Engineer. Elected to the Board in 1841 and within 2 week became chairman. Resigned December 1843 just before the BGR became part of the MR.
He was also joint secretary of the LBR 1837-9.
Later he became a director of the LNWR and chairman in October 1852
|Moorsom, Captain William Scarth (1804—1863)||In 1836 was appointed to survey the Birmingham & Gloucester Railway, which included the Lickey incline 2 miles at 1 in 37.
Among his other railway work he was Engineer on the Cromford & High Peak Railway .
|Moquette||The material used for covering (‘trimming’) carriage seats. It is of rather thicker quality than normal upholstery material.|
|Motion||A general term for piston rods, connecting rods and valve gear on steam locomotives.|
|Motor Train||A semi-permanently coupled train of one to six coaches, capable of being driven from either end, usually with steam tank locomotive at one end and at the other a control driving cab fitted with connection to the loco regulating handle, reversing gear, brake valve and whistle.|
|MotorRail Ltd, Simplex Works||Locomotive builders in Bedfordshire.|