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NZR E class (1906)

Index NZR E class (1906)

The New Zealand E class locomotive comprised a single steam locomotive operated by New Zealand Railways (NZR) from 1906 until 1917. [1]

45 relations: A. L. Beattie, Bank engine, Buffer (rail transport), Coal, Compound locomotive, Cross Creek railway station, Electric locomotive, Fairlie locomotive, Fell mountain railway system, Hutt Valley, Johnsonville Branch, Johnsonville, New Zealand, Launch-type boiler, Mallet locomotive, New Zealand E class locomotive (1922), New Zealand Railways Department, North Island Main Trunk, Norwegian coupling, NZR B class (1899), NZR E class (1872), NZR F class, NZR H class, NZR N class, NZR W class, NZR WE class, NZR WF class, Petone Workshops, Rimutaka Incline, Rimutaka Range, Steam locomotive, Summit railway station, Wellington Region, Tank locomotive, Tawa Flat deviation, Tender (rail), Ton, Upper Hutt railway station, Vauclain compound, Wairarapa, Wairarapa Line, Wellington, Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company, Wellington–Manawatu Line, Whyte notation, World War I, 2-6-6-0.

A. L. Beattie

Alfred Luther Beattie (1852 – 2 May 1920), typically referred to as A. L. Beattie, was a pioneering locomotive engineer.

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Bank engine

A bank engine (United Kingdom/Australia) (colloquially a banker) or helper engine or pusher engine (North America) is a railway locomotive that temporarily assists a train that requires additional power or traction to climb a gradient (or bank).

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Buffer (rail transport)

A buffer is a part of the buffers-and-chain coupling system used on the railway systems of many countries, among them most of those in Europe, for attaching railway vehicles to one another.

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Coal

Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.

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Compound locomotive

A compound locomotive is a steam locomotive which is powered by a compound engine, a type of steam engine where steam is expanded in two or more stages.

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Cross Creek railway station

Cross Creek railway station was the base of operations for the Rimutaka Incline, a Fell railway over the Rimutaka Ranges, and part of the original Wairarapa Line between Upper Hutt and Featherston in the Wellington region of New Zealand’s North Island.

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Electric locomotive

An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor.

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Fairlie locomotive

A Fairlie is a type of articulated steam locomotive that has the driving wheels on bogies.

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Fell mountain railway system

The Fell system was the first third-rail system for railways that were too steep to be worked by adhesion on the two running rails alone.

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Hutt Valley

The Hutt Valley is the large area of fairly flat land in the Hutt River valley in the Wellington region of New Zealand.

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Johnsonville Branch

The Johnsonville Branch known as the Johnsonville Line, is a commuter branch line railway from the main Railway Station of Wellington, New Zealand to the northern suburb of Johnsonville via Ngaio and Khandallah.

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Johnsonville, New Zealand

Johnsonville is a large suburb in northern Wellington, New Zealand.

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Launch-type boiler

A launch-type, gunboat or horizontal multitubular boiler is a form of small steam boiler.

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Mallet locomotive

The Mallet locomotive is a type of articulated steam railway locomotive, invented by the Swiss engineer Anatole Mallet (1837–1919).

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New Zealand E class locomotive (1922)

The New Zealand E class battery-electric locomotive represented the third unique type of locomotive class to be given the E classification in New Zealand.

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New Zealand Railways Department

The New Zealand Railways Department, NZR or NZGR (New Zealand Government Railways) and often known as the "Railways", was a government department charged with owning and maintaining New Zealand's railway infrastructure and operating the railway system.

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North Island Main Trunk

The North Island Main Trunk (NIMT) is the main railway line in the North Island of New Zealand, connecting the capital city Wellington with the country's largest city, Auckland.

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Norwegian coupling

A Norwegian coupling (or meat chopper) is a manual coupling consisting of a central buffer with a mechanical hook that drops into a slot in the central buffer.

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NZR B class (1899)

The B class of 1899 was a class of steam locomotives that operated on New Zealand's national rail network.

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NZR E class (1872)

The NZR E class of Double Fairlie steam locomotives were two different types of Fairlie locomotive, and were the first classes to take that designation, followed by the E class Mallet compound locomotive of 1906 and then the E class battery electric locomotive of 1922.

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NZR F class

The New Zealand F class was the first important class of steam locomotive built to operate on New Zealand's railway network after the national gauge of was adopted.

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NZR H class

The NZR H class locomotive was a unique class of locomotive used by the New Zealand Railways Department on the famous Rimutaka Incline, the section of 1 in 15 (6.67 %) gradient between Cross Creek and Summit, over the Rimutaka Ranges.

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NZR N class

The N class were 12 steam locomotives that operated on the national rail network of New Zealand.

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NZR W class

The NZR W class consisted of two steam locomotives built at the Addington Railway Workshops in Christchurch, New Zealand by the New Zealand Railways Department.

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NZR WE class

The NZR WE Class were rebuilt from earlier Addington built B class locomotives.

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NZR WF class

The New Zealand WF class were steam locomotives designed, built and used by New Zealand Railways Department.

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Petone Workshops

The Petone Workshops were a government-owned railways maintenance and repair facility located in Petone, in Lower Hutt in the Wellington region of New Zealand's North Island.

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Rimutaka Incline

The Rimutaka Incline was a, gauge railway line on an average grade of 1-in-15 using the Fell system between Summit and Cross Creek stations on the original Wairarapa Line in the Wairarapa district of New Zealand.

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Rimutaka Range

The Remutaka Range (spelled Rimutaka Range before 2017), is one of several mountain ranges in the North Island of New Zealand that form a ridge running parallel with the east coast between East Cape and Wellington.

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Steam locomotive

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.

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Summit railway station, Wellington Region

Summit railway station was at the summit of the Wairarapa Line over the Rimutaka Ranges in the Wellington region of New Zealand’s North Island and was where trains were marshalled for a descent down the Rimutaka Incline or for Fell locomotives to be extricated from a train that had ascended the Incline.

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Tank locomotive

A tank locomotive or tank engine is a steam locomotive that carries its water in one or more on-board water tanks, instead of a more traditional tender.

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Tawa Flat deviation

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Tender (rail)

A tender or coal-car is a special rail vehicle hauled by a steam locomotive containing its fuel (wood, coal, or oil) and water.

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Ton

The ton is a unit of measure.

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Upper Hutt railway station

Upper Hutt railway station is a suburban railway station serving central Upper Hutt, New Zealand.

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Vauclain compound

The Vauclain compound was a type of compound steam locomotive that was briefly popular around 1900.

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Wairarapa

2008 Wairarapa is a geographical region of New Zealand.

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Wairarapa Line

The Wairarapa Line is a secondary railway line in the south-east of the North Island of New Zealand.

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Wellington

Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with residents.

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Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company

| The Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company (WMR or W&MR) was a private railway company that built, owned and operated the Wellington-Manawatu railway line between Thorndon in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, and Longburn, near Palmerston North in the Manawatu, between 1881 and 1908, when it was acquired by the New Zealand Government Railways.

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Wellington–Manawatu Line

The Wellington and Manawatu Line is an unofficial name for the section of New Zealand's North Island Main Trunk Railway between Wellington and Palmerston North.

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Whyte notation

The Whyte notation for classifying steam locomotives by wheel arrangement was devised by Frederick Methvan Whyte, and came into use in the early twentieth century following a December 1900 editorial in American Engineer and Railroad Journal.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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2-6-6-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, is a locomotive with one pair of unpowered leading wheels, followed by two sets of three pairs of powered driving wheels and no trailing wheels.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NZR_E_class_(1906)

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