The Garratt Locomotive
Pictures of Garratt Locomotives - 6
Arranged in order of Date of production & works number
The pictures are chosen for reasons of historic interest before photographic quality
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T.G.R. Australian Standard Garratt (A.S.G.) locomotive "G" class No. 60 (Clyde 486/1945) going down grade
near Moltema on the T.G.R. Western Line in the mid 1950s. It was withdrawn in October 1957 and stored at Relbia until
scrapped in 1965
(T.G.R. Photo - Courtesy Greg Cooper)
War Department Standard Light Garratt #74233 (BP 7149/1945) was
widely travelled, becoming Bengal Assam Railway #689, then Burma Railways #867/857
before crossing the Indian Ocean to finish up as East African Railways #5509.
(Chris Greville collection)
Ceylon Government Railways class C1a. Running numbers 343-350 (BP7160-7167/1945). 346/7 survive to this day in Sri Lanka.
South African Railways - Class GEA, 4019(BP 7186/1945), leaving
Groot Brak River enroute for Oudtshoorn 1970 . (David Guelpa)
Kenya-Uganda Railway class EC6 #123 (BP 7281/1949) as East African
Railways 5602. (Chris Greville collection)
Kenya-Uganda Railway class EC3 #99 (BP 7300/1949) as East African Railways 5811. (Chris Greville collection)
Luanda Railway, Angola #502 (BP 7309/1949). Built as metre gauge it was later converted to 3'6".
Antofagasta(Chili) & Bolivia Railway - number unknown(BP -/1950), Uyuni dump, Bolivia (Jim Lackner)
Queensland Government Railways - Class "Beyer Garratt", 1009(BP 7349/1951)passes the Glasshouse Mountains as it returns to Brisbane from Yandina on a SunSteam Tour on 9 May 1998. (Photo: Graham Watkins)
Rhodesia Railways - Batch 4 15th Class, 413(BP 7365/1952) (Gavin Hamilton Collection).
Rhodesia Railways 16A Class, 623(BP 7501/1952) ready to
leave Ndola for Kitwe in 1970 after transfer to Zambia Railways (Keith Norgrove).
New South Wales Government Railways - Class AD60, 6029(BP 7531/1952) departing from a photostop (A. J. Hurst)
Caminhos de Ferro de Mozambique 951 class #960 (Haine St. Pierre 2068/1952) was overhauled by ZECO in Bulawayo,
Zimbabwe in 1987 and worked until the early 1990's. It is pictured at Bulawayo in 1987 after overhaul but before return to Mozambique.(Colin Churcher)
Great Western of Brazil Railway - 612 (Henschel 26259/1952,BP 6968) as originally preserved in Recife late 70's(Fabio Dardes via
Angola - Caminhos de Ferro Mocademes #105 (Henschel 27004/1953).
Randfontein Estates Gold Mine R17 - ex SAR Class GMAM 4073 (Henschel 28702/1953)
Rhodesia Railways class 14A #518 (BP 7591/1953) shunting at Bulawayo (Ted Hamer Collection).
South Australian Railways 400 Class #401 (FB 2974/1953,BP
7623/1953) arrives at Port Pirie with an ore train from Broken Hill (Graham
KDL 900 class #902 (Haine St. Pierre 2093/1953) August 1969 - hauling a freight train from Luluabourg to Port Franqui - Katanga Dilolo Leopoldville (operated by Chemins de Fer du Bas Congo a Katanga BCK)(photograph Raymond Brack collection - used with permission)
South African Railways - Class GO 2592 (Henschel 28725/1954), Hluhluwe, Natal North Coast 1970 (David Guelpa)
East African Railways class 60, 6002 (Franco-Belge Raismes 2984/1954, BP7655). (Chris Greville collection)
East African Railways class 59, 5902 (BP 7633/1955). (Chris Greville
Benguela Railway, Angola, Class 10D #365 (BP 7671/1955), this one is oil fired - some burnt wood. (Courtesy Armindo A. Sousa).
Rhodesia Railways - 20th Class 710 (BP 7695/1954), later
refurbished by Zeco, renumbered 733 and named "Imbizo". (E. D. Hamer collection)
Sierra Leone Government Railway #65 (BP 7709/1955) - a very large locomotive for 2' 6" gauge!
SAR Class NG/G 16, 138(BP 7863/1958) approaching Hendy Crossing on the Welsh Highland Railway (Paul Sharpe)
ACR Class NG/G 16A, 141(BP 7866/1958) "Wardale-ised" on the Alfred County Railway in 1997 (Don Newing)
RENFE(Spain) class 282F, number 0421 (Babcox & Wilcox -/1960) at Xàtiva. This class was nicknamed
"Garrafeta" by RENFE staff (picture Paul Sharpe/translation of Spanish information Helen Labrooy)
RENFE(Spain) class 282F (double Mikado: 141+141=282, the F stands for Fuel-oil),
number 0421 (Babcox & Wilcox 730/1960) in its current operational status. The class is composed
of 10 locomotives, ordered by the Ferrocarril Central de Aragón. The 0421 was the first of the class.
The later locomotives were delivered to RENFE, after the absortion of the FCA. The loco is currently in Lleida,
where it was restored, and is used for vintage trains. (courtesy Cèsar Nogués i Palmada)
The last Garratt, SAR Class NG/G 16, NG156(Hunslet Taylor 3901/1968) at Izingolweni, Alfred County Railway
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