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    UKMISC: Rail Cranes: Ransome and Rapier Ltd

    Ransome and Rapier Ltd

    Ransome & Rapier was a major British manufacturer of railway equipment and later cranes, from 1869 to 1987. Originally an offshoot of the major engineering company Ransome's it was based at Waterside Works in Ipswich, Suffolk

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    RS 1097/45 at Great Central Railway

    Photo: Dan Cardwell

    Number Altnumber Status Note Livery Depot Base Owner
    D2958 ADDR95207   MP3   159   ADE330159   RS1004   P 36/40t 8w Steam Driven Breakdown Crane Red PR Nene Valley Railway PRE
    B4411 2   ADW2   ADW150434   S 36t 10w Steam Driven Vertical Boiler Crane Black PR East Somerset Railway PRE
    F4991 122   DE330122   RS1083/45   ADRR95215   S 45t 8w Steam Driven Breakdown Crane Black PR Bluebell Railway PRE
    F49913 DB941601   941601   102   DE330102   ADRR95214   P 45t 8w Steam Driven Vertical Boiler Breakdown Crane Red PR North Yorkshire Moors Railway PRE
    F5937 WD214   DB967303   DRC80115   80/020   62006   S 45t 8w Steam Driven Heavy Duty Crane Rusty PR Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway PRE
    C6553 81S   ADS81   ADRR95201   KESR151   P 36t 8w Steam Driven Breakdown Crane Red PR Kent & East Sussex Railway PRE
    E8135 ADRR95209   ADS 1560   X 45t 8w Steam Driven Breakdown Crane
    E8136 1561S   ADS1561   ADRR95210   E8133   R 45t 8w Steam Driven Breakdown Crane Red PR Swanage Railway PRE
    E8137 8 18   ADW18   ADRR95212   S 45t 8w Steam Driven Breakdown Crane Black PR West Coast Railway Co. Carnforth PRE
    E8137/8 17   ADW17   RS1097/45   ADRR95208   P 45t 8w Steam Driven Breakdown Crane Black PR Great Central Railway PRE
    E8137‑8 19   ADW19   ADRR95213   P 45t 8w Steam Driven Breakdown Crane Black PR Flour Mill Workshop, Bream PRE
    F9162 1580S   DS1580   ADRR95216   ADS1580   ADW151   P 45t 8w Steam Driven Breakdown Crane Black PR Mid Hants Railway PRE