After the success of the K class, the KB class were built to meet the increasing traffic demands on the Midland Line in the Sou
The NZR KB class of 1939 was a class of six mixed traffic steam locomotives built for New Zealand Railways Department (NZR), that operated on New Zealand's railway network. Only 17 of G8's were bought by NZR and 10 were later rebuilt to DBR in 1980. Comparable in capacity with England’s LMS Railway class 8F goods engine, the last 71 K series locomotives were withdrawn in 1969. DA 1431 (GM EMD G12) at Masterton on 16/11/2013. Best NZR Videos from Youtube Best Overseas Videos from Youtube Contact cLASS K. Class K (1930) - 4-8-4 NZGR woburn total = 30. From 1932 the New Zealand-designed and manufactured K class steam locomotive, with its derivatives the Ka and Kb classes, was the mainstay of New Zealand’s rail services until gradually superseded by diesel-electric locomotives, which were first introduced in 1955. The NZR A B class was a class of 4-6-2 Pacific tender steam locomotive that operated on New Zealand's national railway system for New Zealand Railways (NZR). Photo: Hayden Booth Power type Steam Builder NZR Hutt Workshops Build date 1932 1936 : Power type Steam; Builder: Rogers Locomotive Works, New Jersey, USA: Serial number The NZR K class of 1877 was the first example of American-built locomotives to be used on New Zealand's rail network.Their success coloured locomotive development in New Zealand until the end of steam. 900 w/off 05/1965 K . The NZR K A class of 1939 was a class of mixed traffic 4-8-4 steam locomotives that operated on New Zealand's railway network.They were built after the success of the K class to meet the increasing traffic demands of the New Zealand Railways Department.The locomotives first appeared with distinctive streamlining, mainly to hide their ACFI feedwater heater systems. NZR K class (1877) NZR K class (1877) K 88 without tender. The NZR Ka Class Steam Locomotives were the King's of the Central North Island Main Trunk. Click on thumbnail for photographs, drawings and specification. Outdside display @ Pacific Steel, Otahuhu 3/1969. New Zealand Railway Steam Locomotive Classes. A Comprehensive List of K-Class Scenarios ... K-Class Scenarios are hypothetical situations that could have drastic effects on normality or reality, including the end of the world. DA is easily NZR largest class with 146 delivered from 1955 till 1967. From 1932 the New Zealand-designed and manufactured K class steam locomotive, with its derivatives the Ka and Kb classes, was the mainstay of New Zealand’s rail services until gradually superseded by diesel-electric locomotives, which were first introduced in 1955. The NZR K class of 1932 was a class of mixed traffic 4-8-4 steam locomotives that operated on New Zealand's railway network. 900 in service 11/1932 K . 900 owned by 1967 MOTAT (Donated MOTAT 1967. The locomotives were developed following the failure of the G class Garratts . 277/32 built 1932 at Woburn Shops to K.900 (4-8-4) K . In 1877, the new Chief Mechanical Engineer of the NZR, Allison D. Smith required additional motive power for the fledgling Government system, it had been intended to order more J Class … Media in category "NZR K class (1877)" The following 8 files are in this category, out of 8 total.