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Iconic Steam Locomotives

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Pacific

WL of 1955 was a class of light axle load 4-6-2 “Pacific” type steam locomotives used on broad gauge lines…

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Fireless

This unique locomotive was called fireless locomotive as it has no boiler, instead of that there is a pressure vessel…

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HP 31412

HP 31412 was a 57 ton meter-gauge steam locomotive having a wheel arrangement of 4-6-2, it was designed as per…

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Pacific

WP was a class of 4-6-2 “Pacific” steam locomotives used in India. It was introduced after World War II for…

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XT /1 36863

XT /1 36863 was an IRS class loco, introduced in 1929, designed for hauling light passenger trains, and was built…

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Sentinel Loco

Sentinel Loco: These locomotives were very popular on the light railways of India for mixed traffic. This particular locomotive served…

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Tank locomotive

It is a tank locomotive fitted with a crane, popularly known as ‘Crane Tank’. This 0-6-0 Broad-gauge (5’6”) locomotive was…

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56 ton locomotive

The 56 ton locomotive, with a 0-4-0 wheel arrangement, was manufactured at Ajmer workshops of BB&CIR and is the only…

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X class locos

The X class locos are  48.9 ton 0-8-2 meter-gauge locomotive  imported from M/s Winterthur Swiss Loco Co. (Switzerland) in 1920….

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IRS

The first batch of broad gauge IRS locomotives arrived from Vulcan Foundry in 1926 and these consisted of 26 XA,…

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BESA

These early classes were BESA designs from 1903-1910, used in many areas, but performed poorly because they were British designs…

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Phoenix

This 22 ton 0-4-0 Broad-gauge (5’6”) locomotive was originally built as a rail motor car unit for branch line service…

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MLR 739

The MLR 739 locomotive designed was another masterpiece from Everard Calthrop who was also designer of the Barsi Light Railway,…

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NWR

This locomotive which was used for shunting purpose on North Western Railway was one of the first assembled at Mughalpura…

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Decauville System

The ‘Decauville System’, formed in sections of small steel rails, which can be put down or taken up very quickly…. the…

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F-734

“F-734” has the distinction of being the first locomotive to be built in India. Manufactured in 1895 by the Ajmer…

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Hasang

A 885 “Hasang” is the smallest steam locomotive ever used in the Indian Subcontinent. Manufactured on 1897 by M/s W.G….

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Locomotive B-777

Locomotive B-777 (DHR-18) is one of the 34 B class steam locomotive used in Darjeeling Himalayan Railway situated in West…

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Kitsons

Kitsons of Leeds built a large number of locomotives for the Madras Railway. MRC 14 was built in 1886. This…

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Tweed

“Tweed” holds the distinction of being the oldest metre guage loco in the world ,which continued to be in working…

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B-26

B-26 was one of the earliest locomotives built by Sharp, Stewart and Co. Ltd. BuiIt in 1870, this 40 ton…

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Thomason

A steam loco, Thomason, had been used for hauling construction material in Roorkee for the Solani viaduct in 1851 (it…

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Beyer-Garratt

A Garratt (also known as Beyer-Garratt) is a steam locomotive which articulates in three parts. Its boiler is mounted on the centre frame, and steam driven cylinders are…

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PSMT

These unique 40 ton 0-3-0 locomotives were manufactured by M/s Orenstien and Koppel of Berlin in 1907 for about £500…

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Ramgotty

‘Ramgotty’ is named after Ramgotty Mukherjee, who was the last GM of the Nalhati-Azimgunj Light Railway in West Bengal, was…

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The Fairy Queen

The fairy Queen holds the unique distinction of being the oldest steam locomotive in the world in working condition.  This…

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