A Newcastle gun manufacturer has announced that it has been forced to cancel the launch of its new Dora railway guns due to a fire.
The Dora is a diesel train that can be operated by foot or by a locomotive.
It was designed as a way to reduce pollution, improve safety and improve safety for passengers.
But the Newcastle gun factory, which made Dora railguns for many years, said it was forced to suspend production as a result of the fire on the Dora train last week.
The Newcastle-based company, which makes a range of railway guns for railroads, said the fire happened at its Newcastle factory on January 5, which caused the engine to catch fire.
Firefighters managed to put out the fire, but the Newcastle-made gun did not work.
Mr Kavanagh said it could have been avoided if the factory had properly designed and built the train engine.
The company said the new engine had been inspected and there were no defects to report.
The fire also affected the supply chain, which has been closed.
The manufacturer said it would not be taking any further orders for the Doria.
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