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Bristol and Exeter Railway Fairfield steam carriage

Index Bristol and Exeter Railway Fairfield steam carriage

The Bristol and Exeter Railway Fairfield was an experimental broad gauge self-propelled steam carriage. [1]

28 relations: Adams axle, Bogie, Boiler, Bore (engine), Bow, London, Bristol and Exeter Railway, Bristol and Exeter Railway 2-2-2T locomotives, Broad-gauge railway, Clevedon branch line, Cylinder (locomotive), Driving wheel, Great Western Railway, GWR Autocoach, GWR steam rail motors, Jackshaft, Lumber, Multiple unit, Pound sign, Railmotor, Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway, Stroke (engine), Taunton railway station, Tiverton railway station, West London line, William Bridges Adams, 0-2-2, 0-2-4, 0-4-0.

Adams axle

The Adams axle is a form of radial axle for rail locomotives that enable them to negotiate curves more easily.

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Bogie

A bogie (in some senses called a truck in North American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheelsets, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.

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Boiler

A boiler is a closed vessel in which fluid (generally water) is heated.

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Bore (engine)

The bore or cylinder bore is a part of a piston engine.

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Bow, London

Bow is a neighbourhood and parish in Greater London England, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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Bristol and Exeter Railway

The Bristol & Exeter Railway (B&ER) was an English railway company formed to connect Bristol and Exeter.

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Bristol and Exeter Railway 2-2-2T locomotives

The seven Bristol and Exeter Railway 2-2-2T locomotives were small 2-2-2 well tank locomotives designed by James Pearson for working branch lines such as those to Tiverton and Clevedon.

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Broad-gauge railway

A broad-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge broader than the standard-gauge railways.

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Clevedon branch line

The Clevedon branch line was a branch railway line that ran from Yatton railway station on the Bristol to Taunton Line to Clevedon in North Somerset, England, with no intermediate stops.

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Cylinder (locomotive)

Cylinders were an important structural part of the steam engines which powered locomotives.

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Driving wheel

On a steam locomotive, a driving wheel is a powered wheel which is driven by the locomotive's pistons (or turbine, in the case of a steam turbine locomotive).

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Great Western Railway

The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the south-west and west of England, the Midlands, and most of Wales.

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GWR Autocoach

The GWR Autocoach (or auto-trailer) is a type of coach that was used by the Great Western Railway for push-pull trains powered by a steam locomotive.

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GWR steam rail motors

The steam rail motors (SRM) were self-propelled carriages operated by the Great Western Railway in England and Wales from 1903 to 1935.

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Jackshaft

A jackshaft, also called a countershaft, is a common mechanical design component used to transfer or synchronize rotational force in a machine.

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Lumber

Lumber (American English; used only in North America) or timber (used in the rest of the English speaking world) is a type of wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production.

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Multiple unit

A multiple-unit train or simply multiple unit (MU) is a self-propelled train composed of one or more carriages joined together, which when coupled to another multiple unit can be controlled by a single driver.

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Pound sign

The pound sign (£) is the symbol for the pound sterling—the currency of the United Kingdom and previously of Great Britain and the Kingdom of England.

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Railmotor

Railmotor is a term which was used by several British railway companies for a lightweight railcar, that is, a railway carriage with a small steam traction unit or diesel or petrol engine integrated into it.

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Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway

The Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway – almost always referred to as "the S&D" – was an English railway line connecting Bath in north east Somerset and Bournemouth now in south east Dorset but then in Hampshire, with a branch from Evercreech Junction to Burnham-on-Sea and Bridgwater.

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Stroke (engine)

In the context of an Internal combustion engine, the term stroke has the following related meanings.

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Taunton railway station

Taunton railway station is a junction station on the route from London to Penzance, west of London Paddington station.

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Tiverton railway station

Tiverton railway station served the town of Tiverton, Devon, England.

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West London line

The West London line is a short railway in inner West London that links in the south to Willesden Junction in the north.

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William Bridges Adams

William Bridges Adams (1797 – 23 July 1872) was an author, inventor and locomotive engineer.

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0-2-2

An 0-2-2, in the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, is one that has two coupled driving wheels followed by two trailing wheels, with no leading wheels.

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0-2-4

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 0-2-4 represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, two powered driving wheels on one axle, and four trailing wheels on two axles.

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0-4-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents one of the simplest possible types, that with two axles and four coupled wheels, all of which are driven.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol_and_Exeter_Railway_Fairfield_steam_carriage

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