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WAGR E class (1879)

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The WAGR E class was a two-member class of 2-4-4-2T double-Fairlie locomotives operated by the Western Australian Government Railways (WAGR) between 1881 and 1892. [1]

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Avonside Engine Company

The Avonside Engine Company was a locomotive manufacturer in Avon Street, St. Philip's, Bristol, England between 1864 and 1934.

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Bristol

Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 456,000.

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Eastern Railway (Western Australia)

The Eastern Railway is the main railway route between Fremantle and Northam in Western Australia.

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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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Fremantle Long Jetty

Fremantle Long Jetty was constructed in 1873 to replace the smaller South Jetty which had become too small for the large amounts of vessels entering the colony in Western Australia.

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Fremantle Railway Workshops

Fremantle Railway Workshops were the main workshops for the Western Australian Government Railways from 1886 until 1904 when the workshops were moved to Midland Junction where the Midland Railway Workshops operated until 1994.

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Geraldton

Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, north of Perth.

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List of Western Australian locomotive classes

This is a list of Western Australian locomotive classes, being classes of locomotive that have worked on railways in Western Australia.

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MRWA E class

The MRWA E class was a single member class of diesel-hydraulic shunting (switching) locomotive built by Commonwealth Engineering, Bassendean, Western Australia, for the Midland Railway of Western Australia (MRWA) in 1957.

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Northampton railway line

The Northampton railway line ran from Geraldton through Northampton and on to Ajana in Western Australia.

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Rail transport in Western Australia

The Railways in Western Australia were developed in the 19th century both by the Government of Western Australia and a number of private companies.

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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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Upper Darling Range Railway

The Upper Darling Range Railway (also known as the Upper Darling Range Branch) was a branch railway from Midland Junction, Western Australia, that rose up the southern side of the Helena Valley and on to the Darling Scarp via the Kalamunda Zig Zag.

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WAGR E class

The WAGR E class were a class of 4-6-2 steam locomotives built for the Western Australian Government Railways (WAGR) by English manufacturers Nasmyth, Wilson & Co, Vulcan Foundry and North British Locomotive Company, from 1902.

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WAGR M class (1875)

The WAGR M class was a two-member class of 2-6-0 steam locomotives operated by the Western Australian Government Railways (WAGR) between 1876 and 1911.

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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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Worsley, Western Australia

Worsley is a town in Western Australia located in the South West region near the town of Collie.

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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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2-4-4-2

In Whyte notation, 2-4-4-2 refers to a railroad steam locomotive that has two leading wheels followed by four coupled driving wheels, a second set of four coupled driving wheels, and two trailing wheels.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WAGR_E_class_(1879)

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