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Victorian Railways E class

Index Victorian Railways E class

The pattern suburban E class tank loco was built by Kitson & Co of Leeds, England, in 1888 and was a typical British tank engine of the 2-4-2 wheel arrangement. [1]

11 relations: Australian Railway Historical Society, England, Leeds, Newport Workshops, South Australian Railways, South Australian Railways M class (second), Switcher, Victorian Goldfields Railway, Williamstown, Victoria, 0-6-2, 2-4-2.

Australian Railway Historical Society

The Australian Railway Historical Society (ARHS) aims to foster an interest in the railways, and record and preserve many facets of railway operations.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Leeds

Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.

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Newport Workshops

The Newport Railway Workshops is a facility in the Melbourne suburb of Newport, Australia, that builds, maintains and refurbishes railway rollingstock.

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South Australian Railways

South Australian Railways was the statutory corporation through which the Government of South Australia built and operated railways in South Australia from 1854 until March 1978, when its non-urban railways were incorporated into Australian National, and its Adelaide urban lines were transferred to the State Transport Authority.

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South Australian Railways M class (second)

South Australian Railways M class (second) was a group of twenty 2-4-2T engines sold to the SAR by the Victorian Railways for $3300 each between June 1920 to October 1922.

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Switcher

A switcher or shunter (Great Britain: shunter; Australia: shunter or yard pilot; United States: switcher, switch engine, or yard goat, except Pennsylvania Railroad: shifter) is a small railroad locomotive intended not for moving trains over long distances but rather for assembling trains ready for a road locomotive to take over, disassembling a train that has been brought in, and generally moving railroad cars around – a process usually known as ''switching'' (USA) or shunting (UK).

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Victorian Goldfields Railway

The Victorian Goldfields Railway is a broad gauge tourist railway in Victoria, Australia.

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Williamstown, Victoria

Williamstown is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, south-west of Melbourne's central business district in the local government area of the City of Hobsons Bay.

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0-6-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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2-4-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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References

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

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