TGR (Australia) 68 4000 gallon

TGR (Australia) 68 4000 gallon

TGR (Australia)  68 4000 gallon
TGR (Australia) 68 4000 gallon

 

Present Location Tanfield Railway
Designed For TGR (Australia)
Type & Original Water Capacity 4000 gallon
Original Coal Capacity (tons) 6
Date First in Service 1951
Chassis Type 4 axle bogie
Wheelbase 4ft 9in + 6ft 3in + 4ft 9in
Gauge 3ft 6in
Scoop Fitted Never Fitted
Allocated To M2 TGR M class 4-6-2
Present Number 68
Status Awaiting Restoration/Overhaul
Notes Built for Tasmanian Government Railway. This design was used for both M and H class locos. Ran with H class 4-8-2 no. H2 from 1951-1972 when the tender was withdrawn as it was in poor condition. Then attached to M class 4-6-2 no. M2 though this loco had been out of service since 1961 so M2 has never run in service with this tender. Imported in 1992. Original tank has been removed from the chassis and will be replaced with a new tank.
Photo by Mike Haddon
Photo Date 15/04/2012
Date Record Last Updated 15/11/2017

15/04/2012 Mike Haddon
15/04/2012 Mike Haddon

Roller Bearing Axlebox 15/04/2012 Mike Haddon
Roller Bearing Axlebox 15/04/2012 Mike Haddon


 
 

 

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