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Wolverton Works appeal thrown out by High Court

A LAST-ditch attempt to save the historic Wolverton Works from the bulldozer has failed.

However, the future of the site is again enshrouded in uncertainty following a ‘surprise’sudden sale.

The London & Birmingham Railway opened the works on September 17, 1838 and it is likely to be under new ownership for its 180th anniversary, according to the current operator Knorr-Bremse’s August 5 announcement it had sold the rail renovation business to a German-based holding company called Mutares.

Knorr-Bremse bought the rail business on August 27,

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