Ford Bridgend engine plant 'to close in 2020' [BBC News]

Date: 06/06/2019

Ford's engine plant in Bridgend will close in September 2020, union sources have said, with the loss of 1,700 jobs. Union officials are being told details of the plans at a meeting with Ford bosses which include the offer of redeployment of workers to other sites. [Railscot note: the plant currently receives trains from Dagenham Dock.]

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Ford set to close Bridgend plant in 2020
The Bridgend Ford plant

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Workers are sent home after being told the company plans to close the plant, with the loss of 1,700 jobs.

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On the day they announced the closure of Bridgend Ford Engine Plant this was sitting in the siding. It had arrived overnight and was due to return to Dagenham booked to leave 2150. Colas Rail 56087 sits behind the gates to Bridgend Engine Plant. The railway crosses the A48 at Waterton. (6/6/19)
Location: Ford Bridgend Engine Plant
Company: Bridgend Motorworks Branch (British Railways)
06/06/2019 Alastair McLellan