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Victorian Railways G class

Index Victorian Railways G class

The G class Garratt locomotives were built for the Victorian Railways 2 ft 6 in gauge branch lines. [1]

17 relations: Beyer, Peacock and Company, Branch line, Crowes railway line, Fyansford Cement Works Railway, Fyansford, Victoria, Garratt, Narrow-gauge lines of the Victorian Railways, Newport Workshops, Puffing Billy Railway, Rail transport in Australia, Tractive force, Victorian Railways, Victorian Railways K class, Victorian Railways NA class, Walhalla railway line, Western Australian Government Railways, 2-6-0+0-6-2.

Beyer, Peacock and Company

Beyer, Peacock and Company was an English railway locomotive manufacturer with a factory in Gorton, Manchester.

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Branch line

A branch line is a secondary railway line which branches off a more important through route, usually a main line.

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Crowes railway line

The Crowes railway line was a narrow gauge railway located in the Otway Ranges in south-western Victoria, Australia, running from the main line to Port Fairy at Colac to Beech Forest and later Crowes.

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Fyansford Cement Works Railway

The Fyansford Cement Works Railway was an industrial railway near Geelong, Australia, built by the Australian Portland Cement Company to carry limestone from its quarry to its cement works at Fyansford.

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Fyansford, Victoria

Fyansford is a township on the western edge of Geelong, Victoria, Australia, named after Captain Foster Fyans who came to Geelong as a Police magistrate in October, 1837.

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Garratt

A Garratt (often referred to as a Beyer Garratt) is a type of steam locomotive that is articulated into three parts.

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Narrow-gauge lines of the Victorian Railways

The former Victorian Railways, the state railway authority in Victoria, Australia, built a number of experimental narrow-gauge lines around the beginning of the 20th century.

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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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Puffing Billy Railway

The Puffing Billy Railway is a narrow gauge heritage railway in the Dandenong Ranges in Melbourne, Australia.

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Rail transport in Australia

Rail transport in Australia is a crucial aspect of the Australian transport network.

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Tractive force

As used in mechanical engineering, the term tractive force can either refer to the total traction a vehicle exerts on a surface, or the amount of the total traction that is parallel to the direction of motion.

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Victorian Railways

The Victorian Railways operated in the Australian state of Victoria from 1859 to 1983.

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Victorian Railways K class

The K class was a branch line steam locomotive that ran on Victorian Railways from 1922 to 1979.

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Victorian Railways NA class

The Victorian Railways NA class was a 2-6-2 tank locomotive built for their 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) gauge branch lines.

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Walhalla railway line

The Walhalla railway line was a narrow gauge railway located in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia.

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Western Australian Government Railways

Western Australian Government Railways (WAGR) was the operator of railway services in the state of Western Australia between October 1890 and June 2003.

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2-6-0+0-6-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of an articulated locomotive with two separate swivelling engine units, arranged back to back with the boiler and cab suspended between them.

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References

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

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