Ref NoWAT/2
Alt Ref NoIMS/403
IMS/402
IMS/406
IMS/404
IMS/401
TitlePapers of North Western Railway, India
Date1929-1947
DescriptionWorking papers relating to Watney's career in the North Western Railway, India, with correspondence about his employment and military role during the Second World War [WWII]. Material covers technical data and notebooks, covering North Western Railway's Class I locomotive.

Also, printed materials relating to his time as works manager at the North Western Railway and his life in the country.

Positons Watney held include:
1926: Assistant Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Superintendent, North Western Railway (NWR)
1929: Asstistant Works Manager/Production Engineer in Moghalpura, NWR
1934: Personal Assistant to Chief Mechanical Engineer, NWR
1935: Works manager, NWR
1939: Deputy Director of Mechanical Engineering, NWR
1944: Mechanical Engineer, NWR
1945: Superintendent Mechanical Workshops, NWR

He left Pakistan in 1948 and started working for Tata Locomotive and Engineering Company at their Jamshedpur-TELCO factory. On leaving in 1950, he took up work in the Bombay Branch of Marshall Sons and Company.
Extent3 boxes; 8 vol(s); 6 files; 1 item
LevelSeries
Physical DescriptionManuscript; printed materials
Access StatusOpen
Persons
CodePerson/Organisation NameDates
NA1246Watney; Norman Charles
IME196North Western Railway; 1886-1947; Indian railway company1886-1947
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