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Broad Gauge Diesel Electrics South Australian Railways - Era of the Piping Shrike
Sargent, John & Pantlin, Graeme
ISBN: 1876249730
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2003 First Edition
 Soft Cover 56 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Broad Gauge Diesel Electrics look at the South Australian Railways and the era of the Piping Shrike.  New/No Jacket
Price: $45.50 (AUD)
Book Number: TH-730  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Closed Stations - Lost Locations : Victoria - Part 1 - a Photographic Profile 1956 - 1981
Gee, Neville
ISBN: 9781921122347
Train Hobby Publications Australia Pinewood Victoria Australia 2010 First Edition
 Hard Cover 56 pages colour photos   As New/No Jacket
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-130  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Coals to Newcastle : NSW Hunter Valley Coal Traffic Part 1 - The Steam Era - A Photographic Profile By Peter Attenborough
Barrack, Richard
ISBN: 9781921122996
Train Hobby Publications Australia Pinewood Victoria Australia 2010 First Edition
 Hard Cover 56 pages profusely illustrated colour photos   As New/No Jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-131  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Coals to Newcastle : NSW Hunter Valley Coal Traffic Part 2 - The Diesel Era - A Photographic Profile By Peter Attenborough
Barrack, Richard
ISBN: 9781921122408
Train Hobby Publications Australia Pinewood Victoria Australia 2011 First Edition
 Hard Cover 56 pages profusely illustrated colour photos   As New/No Jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-136  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Commonwealth Railways GM Class Clyde EMD Diesel Electric Locomotive
Sargent, John & Pantlin, Graeme
ISBN: 1876249536
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2001 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages with Colour Photos. Profusely illustrated colour photos - The Commonwealth Railways began negotiations with Clyde Engineering in the late 1940's, who were a leading steam locomotive and rolling stock builder at the time. After several overseas trips by CR and Clyde executives, Clyde Engineering secured the Australian manufacturing license agreement with the Electro Motive Division of General Motors. A contract was then awarded to Clyde Engineering in September 1950 for the construction of eleven diesel electric locomotives of a similar design to the US F7 series. As Australia had a smaller loading gauge than the USA, the F7 design had to be stretched and lowered. To achieve this, the radiators were moved from the roof to the side of the loco and all of the ancillary equipment was relocated within the engine room. The extra length of this design made it possible to lower the axle load to 18 tons by using three axle bogies instead of the two axle bogies on the F7. However, three axle bogies with traction motors on all axles had not been developed at this time. The centre axle on each bogie was non-powered idler. This gave the locomotive a wheel arrangement of A1A-A1A. Powered by the proven GM/EMD 567B engine, the first of these machines was ready for testing on 24 August 1951 and all were delivered from September 1951 to July 1952. The delivery run of these locomotives involved hauling a freight train to Albury where their 4ft 81/2in gauge power bogies would be exchanged for transfer bogies so they could be hauled over the 5ft 3in gauge VR and SAR systems to Port Pirie. Here they were re-fitted with their power bogies before they entered service on the Commonwealth Railways as the GM class. In what would become a CR tradition, GM1 was named "Robert Gordon Menzies" in honour of the Prime Minister at the time the class was introduced.   As New/No Jacket
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Book Number: THH-051  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Branch Lines New South Wales - Part 3 - Cooma - Bombala - Canberra - Captain's Flat
Barrack, Richard & Sargent, John
ISBN: 1921122315
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2010 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Country Branch Lines is a planned state based series looking at various areas and lines throughout the system. Country Branch Lines part three for New South Wales looks at the canberra region and the diverse number of lines which served the district.  As New/No Jacket
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Book Number: THH-127  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Branch Lines New South Wales - Part 4 - Boorowa - Crookwell - Yass Town
Barrack, Richard
ISBN: 9781921122378
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2011 First Edition
 Hard Cover 56 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Country Branch Lines is a planned state based series looking at various areas and lines throughout the system  As New/No Jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-133  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Branch Lines New South Wales - Part 5 - Blayney - Harden Cross Country Line Grenfell and Eugowra Branches Volume 2 - a Photographic Profile Compiled By Richard Barrack
Barrack, Richard
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2013 First Edition
 Hard Cover 56 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Country Branch Lines is a planned state based series looking at various areas and lines throughout the system  As New/No Jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-141  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Branch Lines South Australia - the Broad Gauge - A Photographic Profile
Sargent, John & Hennell, Andrew & Hennell, David
ISBN: 1921122188
Train Hobby Publications Australia Pinewood Victoria Australia 2009 First Edition
 Hard Cover 56 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Country Branch Lines is a planned state based series looking at various areas and lines throughout the system.  As New/No Jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-114  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Branch Lines Victoria - Part 5 - Wahgunyah - Peechelba East - Oaklands - Katamatite - Cobram
Sargent, John ( Ed. )
ISBN: 1921122226
Train Hobby Publications Australia Pinewood Victoria Australia 2009 First Edition
 Hard Cover 56 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Country Branch Lines is a planned state based series looking at various areas and lines throughout the system. Part Five is a profile of the North East and Central Region. Wahgunyah - Peechelba East - Oaklands - Katamite - Cobram  As New/No Jacket
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-117  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Railway Stations - New South Wales - Part Five - A Photographic Profile 1950 - 2000
Sargent, John
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2004 First Edition
 Soft Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - isbn listed inside is 187624987 - Part five of Country Railway Stations New South Wales is the latest instalment in this fascinating series.  New/No Jacket
Price: $42.50 (AUD)
Book Number: TH-CS5  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Railway Stations - New South Wales - Part Two
Sargent, John
ISBN: 1876249498
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2001 First Edition
 Soft Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Country Railway Stations New South Wales continues the theme of scenes from various locations around the state, but featuring the different infrastructure from New South Wales.  New/No Jacket
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Book Number: TH-498  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Railway Stations - South Australia - Part One - 1959 - 1983
Hennell, David & Hennell, Andrew & Gee, Neville & Sargent, John
ISBN: 1921122099
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2007 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Country Railway Stations South Australia contains scenes of a fast-fading era in the state, taken in the period 1979 - 1983 after the country network became part of the Commonwealth Railways.  As New/No Jacket
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Book Number: THH-103  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Railway Stations - Victoria - Part Four - A Photographic Profile 1950 - 2000
Sargent, John
ISBN: 1876249846
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2004 First Edition
 Soft Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Country Railway Stations Victoria part four presents a further selection of interesting station scenes from the VR's past  New/No Jacket
Price: $47.90 (AUD)
Book Number: TH-30  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Railway Stations - Victoria - Part Four - A Photographic Profile 1950 - 2000
Sargent, John
ISBN: 1876249846
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2004 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Country Railway Stations Victoria part four presents a further selection of interesting station scenes from the VR's past  As New/No Jacket
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-078  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Railway Stations - Victoria - Part Six - A Photographic Profile 1958 - 1994
Sargent, John & Gee, Neville
ISBN: 1921122064
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2006 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Part 6 of Country Railway Stations Victoria is the latest instalment in this fascinating series.  As New/No Jacket
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-100  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Railway Stations - Victoria - Part Three - A Photographic Profile 1950 - 2000
Sargent, John
ISBN: 1876249668
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2002 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Country Railway stations Victoria part three presents a further selection of interesting station scsnes from the VR's past.  As New/No Jacket
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-063  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Railway Stations - Victoria - Part Two - A Photographic Profile 1950 - 2000
Sargent, John
ISBN: 1876249447
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2001 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Country Railway Stations Victoria is a planned series featuring scenes of various stations and yards from all over the system, from the small wayside halt to the major towns throughout the state  As New/No Jacket
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-054  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Country Railways of Queensland 1950s 1960s and 1970s Part One
Hennell, Andrew & Hennell, David
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2011 First Edition
 Hard Cover 56 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - The 1950s, 60s and 70s were decades of massive changes when the former Queensland Railways (QR) shook off their "Quaint and Rattley" tag and matched "Chairman Mao's Great Leap Forward". Journey back with us to a simpler amd gentler era to places like: - Southport, Coolangatta, Ernest Junction, Dugandan, Finch Hatton - Innisfail 2ft Gauge and the two isolated lines up north; with PB15s, Beyer Garratts and Red Rail Motors, and wooden passenger cars and Station Masters with pith helmets.   As New/No Jacket
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Book Number: THH-134  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Melbourne's Industrial and Suburban Sidings : A Photographic Profile Compiled By Neville Gee
Gee, Neville
ISBN: 9781921122439
Train Hobby Publications Australia Pinewood, Victoria, Australia 2012 First Edition
 Hard Cover 56 pages profusely illustrated colour photos   As New/No Jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-140  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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Memories - New South Wales Government Railways 1955 - 1965
Sargent, John
ISBN: 1876249811
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2003 First Edition
 Hard Cover 96 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Scenes of the NSWGR as seen through the eyes of professional photographer Geoff Grant. Brillant colour photos taken during the NSWGR in its transition period.  As New/No Jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-077  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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New South Wales Government Railways - A. E. Goodwin - Goodwin Alco 48 Class Branch Line Diesel Electric Locomotives : Volume 1 - Mark I & II Units
Barrack, Richard
ISBN: 1921122331
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2010 First Edition
 Hard Cover 56 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - In the mid 1950s, the New South Wales railways were suffering cost pressures due to the ageing and inefficient steam locomotive fleet. This was particularly so in country areas where steam locomotives were poorly suited to the longer distances between servicing points on the multitude of branch lines. The successful introduction of diesel-electric locomotives into main line work during the 1950s, led to the view that the answer for branch lines might lie with this new form of motive power because of its greater operating range.  As New/No Jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-129  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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New South Wales Government Railways 53 Class 2-8-0 Standard Goods Locomotive
Barrack, Richard
ISBN: 9781921122521
Train Hobby Publications Australia Pinewood Victoria Australia 2014 First Edition
 Hard Cover 56 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - The D53 class was a class of 2-8-0 steam locomotives built for the New South Wales Government Railways of Australia. This class of locomotive was designed by the New South Wales Government Railways as an improved version of the T class. All the coupled wheels had flanges and a certain amount of side movement was given to the middle pairs with a laterally operating knuckle joint being provided in the middle section of the coupling rods. Clyde Engineering delivered the first locomotive in April 1912 and by November 1917, a total of 190 were in service. Most were fitted with superheaters when built and some fitted at a later date. There was a problem with the locomotives being unbalanced, causing speed restrictions to be imposed to avoid rough riding and track damage. Following further investigations, 24 of the class received balanced coupled wheels and these were permitted to operate at higher speed on mail and fruit trains. When introduced, most of the class were fitted with a standard bogie tender, similar as those attached to the 50 class, although some saw service with Wampu tenders. In the later period of their lives, the majority were fitted with larger turret type tenders. To enable tender first running, many had automatic couplers fitted to the front. Following the removal of the knuckle joints from the coupling rods, flanges from the second coupled and driving wheels and the fitting of boilers standard for 50 class; 53 class and 55 class, they became most useful locomotives. The 24 not fitted with superheaters were scrapped in the 1930s. The first superheated example was withdrawn in January 1957 with the fleet down to 39 by July 1969 with the last withdrawn in January 1973.The Commonwealth Railways used the design of these locomotives for their 26 strong KA class for the Trans-Australian Railway.  As New/No Jacket
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Book Number: THH-147  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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New South Wales Railways 30 Class 4-6-4 Tank Locomotive
Barrack, Richard & Sargent, John
ISBN: 1921122129
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2007 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - The C30 locos were built to cater for the Sydney suburban network, but were gradually displaced with the advent of electrification in the 1920's. Many were converted into 4-6-0 tender locomotives (the C30T Class), but some survived for use as shunters, and on short country branches.  As New/No Jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-106  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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New South Wales Railways 30T Class 4-6-0 Tender Locomotive
Barrack, Richard & Sargent, John
Train Hobby Publications Australia Pinewood Victoria Australia 2008 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - isbn listed inside is 1921122129 - The C30 locos were built to cater for the Sydney suburban network, but were gradually displaced with the advent of electrification in the 1920's. Many were converted into 4-6-0 tender locomotives (the C30T Class), but some survived for use as shunters, and on short country branches. The "T" classification suffix for the tender version is somewhat unfortunate, as it conflicts with usage elsewhere in the world. Road numbers were not changed on conversion   As New/No Jacket
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Book Number: THH-109  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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New South Wales Railways 43 Class Goninan Co-Co Diesel Electric Locomotive
Sargent, John
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 1998 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - Six General Electric-Alco diesel-electric locomotives were ordered from Australian Electrical Industries Pty. Ltd. in June 1954 for service on the New South Wales Government Railways. These locomotives are unusual in Australian locomotive practice in having Alco power units in GE-designed bodies, a legacy of the former Alco-GE partnership which was dissolved in 1953. Although their design originated in the United States, only two similar cab units were ever built in that country, being for the Erie Railroad The first locomotive, 4301, was delivered in September, 1956 at Newcastle. The class was assembled by A Goninan & Company at Broadmeadow, as sub-contractor to AEI. All six had been delivered by June, 1957.The power plant was an Alco Series 244 four-cycle 12-cylinder diesel engine, delivering 1,750 h.p. and the electrical equipment was from General Electric. Dynamic braking was fitted. Multiple unit control enabled the members of this class to run with each other and all subsequent diesel-electric locomotives. Full driving control was only provided in the front cab, but a hostler's compartment was provided at the rear to enable the locomotive to run light engine in reverse.  As New/No Jacket
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Book Number: THH-018  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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New South Wales Railways 44 Class Alco World Series Diesel Electric Locomotive
Sargent, John
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 1998 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - The New South Wales 44 class locomotives were one of the first locomotives built by A. E. Goodwin in the Alco tradition. One-hundred of these DL500B units were built. Introduced in 1957, these locomotives have served every part of NSW, from services in the North and South, to the Indian Pacific. These units are very similar to the South Australian Railways 930 class. They have Alco 251 engines, which develop 1,450 kW (1,940 hp). This class had driving cabs at both ends. The front had a rounded nose (however not as round as the Clyde/GM "Bulldog nose" type) and a flat nose at the end on the locomotive. Most of the class were withdrawn in 1994, but many have been retained for further use by many other freight companies, and some have been preserved  As New/No Jacket
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Book Number: THH-011  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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New South Wales Railways 50 Class 2-8-0 Standard Goods Locomotive
Sargent, John & Dunn, Ian
ISBN: 1876249218
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 1999 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - The D50 class (formerly the T524 class before 1924 re-classification) is a class of 2-8-0 steam locomotive built for and operated by the New South Wales Government Railways of Australia. In 1896, Beyer, Peacock and Company delivered the first five of the now Australian Consolidation type heavy duty goods locomotive, these being the forerunners of the numerically largest class on the system, finally totalling 280 representatives. in the operation of goods trains they followed up the successful record of their passenger counterparts, the P(6)-class, being most effective on the steep gradients and sharp curves of the main lines over mountainous sections. Their second and third coupled wheel tyres were flangeless to reduce curve friction. The five builders who contributed to the numbers were :- Beyer, Peacock and Company : 151 - Dübs and Company : 5 Neilson and Company : 10 - North British Locomotive Company : 84 - Clyde Engineering Company Limited : 30 During the First World War, an additional 10 locomotives of this class were under construction at the North British Locomotive Company, but these were not delivered to Australia, being taken over by the British War Office for the Royal Engineers Railway Operating Division. After the war, they were offered back to the N.S.W.G.R. at higher than new prices and in a badly worn condition. They were declined and were subsequently acquired by a Belgian railway and, following rebuilding, assigned to work coal trains along the Meuse Valley. The Commonwealth Railways also chose this design to be their first goods locomotive class, the K-class, for the Trans-Australian Railway Many of the D50-class received a turret type tender in later years which provided better visibility when operating in reverse. During their many years of service, almost to the end of the steam era, there were few lines over which they were not permitted to work. It was often the practice at holiday times to press them into service hauling the extra excursion trains operating to Gosford and Wollongong where their restricted speed had little effect on the schedules. These locomotives, together with the later D53-class and the D55-class, became known as the Standard Goods engines. In the later years, the saturated, i.e. non-superheated, members of the class were normally restricted to working coal trains, commonly made up of 4-wheel hopper wagons not fitted with continuous air-brakes, in the Hunter Valley and shunting duties in the larger marshalling yards throughout the system.  As New/No Jacket
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Book Number: THH-026  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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New South Wales Railways 57 Class 4-8-2 Heavy Goods Locomotive
Sargent, John
ISBN: 1921122005
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2005 First Edition
 Soft Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - The New South Wales D57 class locomotive was a class of 4-8-2 steam locomotive operated by the New South Wales Government Railways in Australia. A total of 25 Mountain-type 3-cylinder steam locomotives were ordered by the N.S.W.G.R in 1929. They were built at the Clyde Engineering Works, Granville. They were among the heaviest of locomotives in Australia, at 250 tons, and this restricted them to only certain parts in New South Wales. However, they were very reliable and had the nickname "Lazy Lizzies" because they made heavy workings seem effortless. They were mostly held at Lithgow roundhouse and were used on heavy coal workings over the Blue Mountains, sometimes weighing 2000 tons. In 1960 the class began to be withdrawn and the last locomotive, 5711, was written off in 1963. The three cylinder design fitted to the class gave it a distinctive off-beat exhaust sound when climbing upgrade. This design was also fitted to the D58 class. However, a couple of features, such as the Gresley conjugating valve gear fitted to these locomotives has been the source of debate as to its efficiency.The only example left is 5711, which is currently being restored by the Valley Heights branch of the New South Wales Rail Transport Museum at their site in Valley Heights Roundhouse for static display.   New/No Jacket
Price: $45.40 (AUD)
Book Number: TH-00-5  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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New South Wales Railways 57 Class 4-8-2 Heavy Goods Locomotive
Sargent, John
ISBN: 1921122005
Train Hobby Publications Australia Studfield, Victoria, Australia 2005 First Edition
 Hard Cover 48 pages profusely illustrated colour photos - The New South Wales D57 class locomotive was a class of 4-8-2 steam locomotive operated by the New South Wales Government Railways in Australia. A total of 25 Mountain-type 3-cylinder steam locomotives were ordered by the N.S.W.G.R in 1929. They were built at the Clyde Engineering Works, Granville. They were among the heaviest of locomotives in Australia, at 250 tons, and this restricted them to only certain parts in New South Wales. However, they were very reliable and had the nickname "Lazy Lizzies" because they made heavy workings seem effortless. They were mostly held at Lithgow roundhouse and were used on heavy coal workings over the Blue Mountains, sometimes weighing 2000 tons. In 1960 the class began to be withdrawn and the last locomotive, 5711, was written off in 1963. The three cylinder design fitted to the class gave it a distinctive off-beat exhaust sound when climbing upgrade. This design was also fitted to the D58 class. However, a couple of features, such as the Gresley conjugating valve gear fitted to these locomotives has been the source of debate as to its efficiency.The only example left is 5711, which is currently being restored by the Valley Heights branch of the New South Wales Rail Transport Museum at their site in Valley Heights Roundhouse for static display.   As New/No Jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: THH-094  Bookseller: Train World Pty Ltd
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