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As part of an official State Visit to Britain in Oct 1960, King Mahendra and Queen Ratna of Nepal visited various places in the UK including Taylor Brothers in Trafford Park, manufacturers of railway wheels. This unique collection of photos shows the visit and the layout of the plant at that time.
To see a video of railway wagon forging at Taylor Brothers click http:/​/​youtu.​be/​9bnBi5ToJvM

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Keywords:1960, apprenticeships, engineering, kings, mahendra, manchester, nepal, paul wardle, queens, railways, ratna, royal visits, royal visits, royalty, royalty, taylor brothers, trafford park, wheels

Taylor Brothers, Trafford Park, Royal Visit 1960

Taylor Brothers, Trafford Park, Royal Visit 1960

Taylor Brothers, Trafford Park, Royal Visit 1960

Taylor Brothers, Trafford Park, Royal Visit 1960

Wheel press Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 1)

Wheel press Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 1)

Rotary Furnace, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 2)

Rotary Furnace, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 2)

De-scaler, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 3)

De-scaler, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 3)

Main press, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 4)

Main press, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 4)

Punching press, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 5)

Punching press, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 5)

Rolling mill, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 6)

Rolling mill, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 6)

Dishing press, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 7)

Dishing press, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 7)

Gauging after dishing, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 8)

Gauging after dishing, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 8)

Ultra-sound checking, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 9)

Ultra-sound checking, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 9)

Ultra-sound testing, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 10)

Ultra-sound testing, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 10)

Finished article, Taylor Brothers 1960 (Photo 11)

Finished article, Taylor Brothers 1960  (Photo 11)

Taylor Brothers apprenticeship (2)

Taylor Brothers apprenticeship (2)

Taylor Brothers apprenticeship certificate (1)

Taylor Brothers apprenticeship certificate (1)