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Broad Gauge 620-class 4-6-2 locomotives

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Class:620
Builder:South Australian Railways, Islington Workshops
Wheel arrangement:4-6-2 (2′C1′ 2′2′)
Number built:10
Driving wheels diameter:5 ft. 6 in.
Cylinders: - No., diameter & stroke::2 x 18½ in. x 28 in.
Boiler pressure:200 lbs.
Tractive effort:25,000 lb.
Heating surfaces - tubes:1,560 sq ft.
-superheater:421 sq. ft.
-firebox:175 sq. ft.
-grate area:33.4 sq. ft.
Bunker capacity - coal:9 tons
-Water:5,200 gallons
Weight in working order:140 tons 15 cwt
Maximum axle load:15 tons 18 cwt
Overall length:69 ft. 7¼ in.
Adelaide Parklands - 620 on passenger train

620 -- Sir Winston Dugan

620-class 4-6-2 broad gauge steam locomotive built by South Australian Railways at the Islington Workshops.

6.3.1936On show at the South Australian Centenary Exhibition, Wayville.
26.6.1936Entered service.
1936Used as engine on Centenary Train.
-Named Sir Winston Dugan
6.7.1961Condemned - 659,269 miles.
5.7.1963Cut up Islington.
21<sup>st</sup> April 1990,Dry creek loco 621 at night 21<sup>st</sup> September 1986,Grey 621 trial run Gawler

621 -- Duke of Edinburgh

620-class 4-6-2 broad gauge steam locomotive built by South Australian Railways at the Islington Workshops.

7.9.1936Entered service.
1936Used as engine on Centenary Train.
21.8.1969Condemned - 672,814 miles.
15.2.1971Returned to active service.
6.4.1971Named Duke of Edinburgh.
9.4.1971Returned to service for special tours.
-To History Trust of South Australia.
-To Australian Railway Historical Society (SteamRanger).

622

620-class 4-6-2 broad gauge steam locomotive built by South Australian Railways at the Islington Workshops.

7.10.1936Entered service.
20.8.1968Condemned - 685,045 miles.
19.2.1969Sednt to Islington for scrapping.

623

620-class 4-6-2 broad gauge steam locomotive built by South Australian Railways at the Islington Workshops.

21.6.1937Entered service.
9.7.1964Condemned - 682,060 miles.
7.9.1964Cut up Islington.
11<sup>th</sup> September 2004,engine 624 in main yard 11<sup>th</sup> September 2004,engine 624 in main yard

624

620-class 4-6-2 broad gauge steam locomotive built by South Australian Railways at the Islington Workshops.

17.7.1937Entered service.
5.1963Last ran.
14.4.1967To Mile End Railway Museum.
21.8.1969Condemned - 704,164 miles.

625

620-class 4-6-2 broad gauge steam locomotive built by South Australian Railways at the Islington Workshops.

24.8.1937Entered service.
7.9.1967Condemned - 696,001 miles.
26.6.1968To Islington for scrapping.
24.8.1968Cut up Islington.

626

620-class 4-6-2 broad gauge steam locomotive built by South Australian Railways at the Islington Workshops.

8.10.1937Entered service.
7.9.1967Condemned -680,212 miles.
23.12.1968To Islington for scrapping.
8.2.1969Cut up Islington.

627

620-class 4-6-2 broad gauge steam locomotive built by South Australian Railways at the Islington Workshops.

26.11.1937Entered service.
7.9.1967Condemned - 665,108 miles.
19.2.1969To Islington for scrapping.

628

620-class 4-6-2 broad gauge steam locomotive built by South Australian Railways at the Islington Workshops.

20.12.1937Entered service.
8.1963Last runs.
7.9.1967Condemned - 710,872 miles.
26.6.1968To Islington for scrapping.
24.8.1968Cut up Islington.

629

620-class 4-6-2 broad gauge steam locomotive built by South Australian Railways at the Islington Workshops.

22.3.1938Entered service.
7.9.1967Condemned - 635,659 miles.
19.2.1969To Islington for scrapping.