Locomotives of the Western Australian Government Railways

Locomotives of the Western Australian Government Railways

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The WAGR operated a large number of unique steam, diesel and electric locomotive classes. Often suffering from lack of available funds the WAGR locomotive fleet often consisted of locomotives far older than their expected operational life. Only one electric locomotive was operated by the government during the WAGR years. The first WAGR locomotives were two 1879 2-6-0 tender engines, later classified as the M class, built in England in 1875 and shipped to WA by sea. They operated on the first government railway in Geraldton, some 450 km north of Perth.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136637332
  • 9786136637334