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East African Railways and Harbours Corporation

Index East African Railways and Harbours Corporation

The East African Railways and Harbours Corporation (EAR&H) is a defunct company that operated railways and harbours in East Africa from 1948 to 1977. [1]

90 relations: Aggrey Jaden, Beyer, Peacock and Company, Cape to Cairo Railway, Congo river steamers, EAR 12 class, EAR 13 class, EAR 27 class, EAR 29 class, EAR 30 class, EAR 31 class, EAR 56 class, EAR 58 class, EAR 59 class, EAR 60 class, Fleming and Ferguson, Garratt, History of rail transport in Tanzania, Index of Tanzania-related articles, Joseph Leresae, Kenya and Uganda Railways and Harbours, Kenya Railways Corporation, KUR EA class, KUR EC1 class, KUR EC2 class, KUR EC3 class, KUR EC4 class, KUR EC5 class, KUR ED1 class, Kutch Gurjar Kshatriya, Lake Victoria ferries, List of Empire ships (L), Marine Services Company Limited, Masindi General Hospital, Molo, Kenya, MV Iringa, MV Liemba, MV Songea, MV Uhuru, MV Umoja, MV Victoria (1959), Nairobi Railway Museum, Nairobi railway station, Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company, Nigerian Railways River class, North British Locomotive Company, Ntinda, PS Lugard II, PS Speke, Rail transport in Kenya, Rift Valley Railways Consortium, ..., Robert K. A. Gardiner, Royal East African Navy, Royal Mail Ship, Southern Province Railway, Spiral (railway), SS Nyanza (1907), SS Robert Coryndon, SS Rusinga, SS Sybil (1901), SS Usoga, Tanzania Ports Authority, Tanzania Railways Limited, The African Queen (film), TR DL class, TR GA class, TR GSL class, TR MK class, TR ML class, TR NZ class, TR RV class, Track gauge conversion, Transport in Kenya, Uganda Railway, Uganda Railways Corporation, UR GB class, UR GC class, UR GD class, UR MS class, Usambara Railway, 1948 in rail transport, 1951 Birthday Honours, 1954 Birthday Honours, 1954 New Year Honours, 1955 Birthday Honours, 1957 New Year Honours, 1958 Birthday Honours, 1966 Birthday Honours, 1971 Birthday Honours, 4-8-2+2-8-4, 4-8-4+4-8-4. Expand index (40 more) »

Aggrey Jaden

Aggrey Jaden Ladu (1924, 1927, or 1928 — 1985 or 1987) was a Sudanese politician, from the Pojulu ethnic group, known for promoting the independence of South Sudan from Sudan.

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Beyer, Peacock and Company

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

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Cape to Cairo Railway

The Cape to Cairo Railway is an uncompleted project to cross Africa from south to north by rail.

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Congo river steamers

The Congo River is divided into three navigable parts, by seagoing ship to Matadi, where there is a wharf and port, a rail bypassing the mighty falls for 200 miles; and then a middle section of over 1000 miles from Leopoldville (Kinshasa) to Stanleyville (Kisangani) where the Stanley Falls breaks the river.

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EAR 12 class

The EAR 12 class was a class of gauge steam locomotives built by W. G. Bagnall in Stafford, England, in 1950.

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EAR 13 class

The EAR 13 class was a class of gauge steam locomotives built by North British Locomotive Company in Glasgow, Scotland, for the East African Railways (EAR).

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EAR 27 class

The EAR 27 class was a sub-class of gauge USATC S118 Class steam locomotives.

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EAR 29 class

The EAR 29 class was a class of oil-burning gauge steam locomotives based upon the Nigerian Railways River class.

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EAR 30 class

The EAR 30 class was a class of oil-burning gauge steam locomotives.

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EAR 31 class

The EAR 31 class was a class of oil-burning gauge steam locomotives.

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EAR 56 class

The EAR 56 class was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives built by Beyer, Peacock & Co. in Gorton, Manchester, England, in 1949.

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EAR 58 class

The EAR 58 class was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives built by Beyer, Peacock & Co. in Manchester, England, in 1949.

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EAR 59 class

The EAR 59 class was a class of oil-fired gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives.

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EAR 60 class

The EAR 60 class, also known as the Governor class, was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives built for the East African Railways as a development of the EAR's existing 56 class.

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Fleming and Ferguson

Fleming and Ferguson was a Scottish marine engineering and shipbuilding company that traded between 1877 and 1969.

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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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History of rail transport in Tanzania

The history of rail transport in Tanzania began in the late nineteenth century.

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Index of Tanzania-related articles

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Joseph Leresae

Stephane Joseph Leresae (born 1937) is a retired Kenyan high jumper, who competed at the Olympics and Commonwealth games.

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Kenya and Uganda Railways and Harbours

Kenya and Uganda Railways and Harbours (KURH) ran harbours, railways and lake and river ferries in Kenya Colony and the Uganda Protectorate from 1929 until 1948.

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Kenya Railways Corporation

Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC), also Kenya Railways (KR) is the national railway of Kenya.

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KUR EA class

The KUR EA class, later known as the EAR 28 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives.

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KUR EC1 class

The KUR EC1 class, later known as the EAR 50 class and the EAR 51 class, was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives.

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KUR EC2 class

The KUR EC2 class, later known as the EAR 52 class, was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives.

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KUR EC3 class

The KUR EC3 class, later known as the EAR 57 class, was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives.

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KUR EC4 class

The KUR EC4 class, later known as the EAR 54 class, was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives developed under and for use in wartime conditions.

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KUR EC5 class

The KUR EC5 class was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives built during the latter stages of World War II by Beyer, Peacock & Co. in Gorton, Manchester, England, for the War Department of the United Kingdom.

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KUR ED1 class

The KUR ED1 class was a class of gauge steam locomotives built for the Kenya-Uganda Railway (KUR).

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Kutch Gurjar Kshatriya

Kutch Gurjar Kshatriya (also known as Mistri or Mestri) are a minority Hindu and one of the Socially and Educationally Backward Class community of Gujarat in India, whom claim to be Kshatriyas.

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Lake Victoria ferries

Lake Victoria ferries are motor ships (earlier examples were steamboats) carrying freight and passengers among Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya on Lake Victoria.

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List of Empire ships (L)

The Empire ships were a series of ships in the service of the British Government.

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Marine Services Company Limited

Marine Services Company Limited (MSCL) is a Tanzanian company that operates ferries, cargo ships and tankers on three of the African Great Lakes, namely Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika and Lake Nyasa.

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Masindi General Hospital

Masindi General Hospital, also Masindi Government Hospital or Masindi Hospital, is a hospital in the Western Region of Uganda.

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Molo, Kenya

Molo is a town in Nakuru County.

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MV Iringa

MV Iringa is a ferry operated by the Marine Services Company Limited of Tanzania on Lake Nyasa.

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MV Liemba

MV Liemba, formerly Graf Goetzen or Graf von Goetzen, is a passenger and cargo ferry that runs along the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika.

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MV Songea

MV Songea is a ferry operated by the Marine Services Company Limited of Tanzania on Lake Nyasa.

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MV Uhuru

MV Uhuru is a Lake Victoria ferry in East Africa.

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MV Umoja

MV Umoja is a Lake Victoria ferry in East Africa.

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MV Victoria (1959)

MV Victoria is a Lake Victoria ferry operated by the Marine Services Company Limited of Tanzania.

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Nairobi Railway Museum

The Nairobi Railway Museum is a railway museum in Nairobi, Kenya, adjacent to Nairobi railway station.

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Nairobi railway station

Nairobi railway station is a railway station located in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company

Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company, originally called The Bridgewater Foundry, specialised in the production of heavy machine tools and locomotives.

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Nigerian Railways River class

The Nigerian Railway River class locomotive had a 2-8-2 wheel arrangement.

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North British Locomotive Company

The North British Locomotive Company (NBL, NB Loco or North British) was created in 1903 through the merger of three Glasgow locomotive manufacturing companies; Sharp, Stewart and Company (Atlas Works), Neilson, Reid and Company (Hyde Park Works) and Dübs and Company (Queens Park Works), creating the largest locomotive manufacturing company in Europe and the British Empire.

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Ntinda

Ntinda is a location in northeastern Kampala, the capital city of Uganda.

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PS Lugard II

PS Lugard II was a British passenger ferry in Uganda.

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PS Speke

PS Speke was a British stern wheel paddle steamer in Uganda.

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Rail transport in Kenya

Rail transport in Kenya consists of a metre-gauge network that is in poor condition and a new standard gauge railway (SGR) that is under construction.

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Rift Valley Railways Consortium

Rift Valley Railways (RVR) is a consortium that was established to manage the parastatal railways of Kenya and Uganda.

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Robert K. A. Gardiner

Robert Kweku Atta Gardiner (29 September 1914 – 13 April 1994) was a Ghanaian civil servant, professor, and economist.

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Royal East African Navy

Royal East African Navy was a naval force of the former British colonies of Kenya, Tanganyika (Tanzania), Uganda and Zanzibar.

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Royal Mail Ship

Royal Mail Ship (sometimes Steam-ship or Steamer), usually seen in its abbreviated form RMS, is the ship prefix used for seagoing vessels that carry mail under contract to the British Royal Mail.

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Southern Province Railway

The Southern Province Railway was a narrow gauge rail network in Tanzania, which was operated only for a few years in the middle of the 20th Century.

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Spiral (railway)

A spiral (sometimes called a spiral loop or just loop) is a technique employed by railways to ascend steep hills.

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SS Nyanza (1907)

SS Nyanza is a disused passenger-cargo steamer on Lake Victoria in East Africa.

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SS Robert Coryndon

SS Robert Coryndon was a British passenger and cargo ferry on Lake Albert in central Africa.

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SS Rusinga

SS Rusinga is a cargo and passenger Lake Victoria ferry in East Africa.

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SS Sybil (1901)

SS Sybil was a cargo and passenger Lake Victoria ferry in East Africa.

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SS Usoga

SS Usoga is a disused cargo and passenger Lake Victoria ferry in East Africa.

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Tanzania Ports Authority

Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) is a parastatal public corporation acting under the aegis of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, that has the responsibility "to manage and operate" the seaports and lake ports of the country of Tanzania.

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Tanzania Railways Limited

The Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) is a state-owned enterprise that runs one of Tanzania's two main railway networks.

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The African Queen (film)

The African Queen is a 1951 British-American adventure film adapted from the 1935 novel of the same name by C. S. Forester.

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TR DL class

The TR DL class, later known as the EAR 23 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives derived from the Nigerian Railways Emir class.

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TR GA class

The TR GA class, later known as the EAR 53 class, was a class of gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives.

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TR GSL class

The TR GSL class was a class of gauge geared steam locomotives built by Sentinel Waggon Works in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, for the Tanganyika Railway (TR).

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TR MK class

The TR MK class, later known as the EAR 25 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives.

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TR ML class

The TR ML class, later known and expanded as the EAR 26 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives designed for and ordered by the Tanganyika Railway (TR), as a development of the TR MK class.

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TR NZ class

The TR NZ class, later known as the EAR 22 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives built in 1915 by Nasmyth, Wilson and Company in Patricroft, Salford, England.

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TR RV class

The TR RV class, later known as the EAR 21 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives designed and built for the Tanganyika Railway (TR) as a development of the TR MK class.

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Track gauge conversion

Gauge conversion is the change of one railway track gauge to another.

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Transport in Kenya

Transport in Kenya refers to the transportation structure in Kenya.

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Uganda Railway

Mainly built to serve as a transport system of carrying goods such as minerals from interior Uganda and the Magadi section in Kenya, the once famous railway also faced some drawbacks to its completion.

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Uganda Railways Corporation

The Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) is the parastatal railway of Uganda.

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UR GB class

The UR GB class, known later as the UR / KUR EB1 class, and later still as part of the EAR 22 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives built by North British Locomotive Company in Glasgow, Scotland, for the Uganda Railway (UR).

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UR GC class

The UR GC class, later known as the UR / KUR EB2 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives built by Nasmyth, Wilson and Company in Patricroft, Salford, England, for the Uganda Railway (UR).

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UR GD class

The UR GD class, known later as the UR / KUR EB3 class, and later still as the EAR 24 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives built for the Uganda Railway (UR).

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UR MS class

The UR MS class, known later as the KUR MS class, later still as the KUR EE class, and finally as the EAR 10 class, was a class of gauge steam locomotives built by Nasmyth, Wilson and Company in Patricroft, Salford, England, for the Uganda Railway (UR).

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Usambara Railway

The Usambara Railway (Usambarabahn) was the first railway to be built in German East Africa and what is today Tanzania.

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1948 in rail transport

In 1948, 14 railroads in North America owned more than 1,000 steam locomotives each.

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1951 Birthday Honours

The King's Birthday Honours 1951 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of King George VI to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

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1954 Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1954 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

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1954 New Year Honours

The New Year Honours 1954 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

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1955 Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1955 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

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1957 New Year Honours

The New Year Honours 1957 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

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1958 Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1958 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

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1966 Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours 1966 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.

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1971 Birthday Honours

The 1971 Queen's Birthday Honours were appointments to orders and decorations of the Commonwealth realms to reward and highlight citizens' good works, on the occasion of the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II.

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4-8-2+2-8-4

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, a is a Garratt articulated locomotive consisting of a pair of engine units back to back, with the boiler and cab suspended between them.

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4-8-4+4-8-4

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References

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

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