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NJAB Railcar - Coffee Pot

1910,Quorn - NJAB1 (SA Archives)
Builder:Kitson and Company, Leeds, England

Metropolitan Amalgamated Railway Carriage and Wagon Co, Brimingham

Number in Class:1
Wheel Arrangement:2-2-0 WT
Driving Wheel Diameter:2 ft. 4½ in.
-Position on frame:Outside
-Diameter x stroke:6½ in. x 10in.
Valve Gear:Walschaert
Heating Surface:Tubes:141 square feet
-Grate Area:5 square feet
Boiler Pressure:175 lbs
Tractive Effort:2,075 lbs
Coal Capacity:7 cwt 2 qt
Water Capacity:595 gallons (originally 200 gallons)
Weight in Working Order:21 tons 18 cwt (originally 19 tons 1 cwt)
Maximum Axle Load:-
Overall Length39 ft. 11½ in.
Alice Springs - NJAB1 Coffee Pot

SMC 1 -- Coffee Pot -- NJAB 1

"Kitson and Company, Leeds, England (engine) and Metropolitan Amalgamated Railway Carriage and Wagon Co, Brimingham (body) built Steam Motor Coach.

9.1906Entered service on the South Australian Railways as Steam Motor Coach No.1. Built by Kitson & Company of Leeds, builder No.4356, body by the Metropolitan Amalgamated Railway Carriage and Wagon Company Ltd., Birmingham.
4.6.1921Sold to the Commonwealth Railways although the South Australian Railways continued to operate it.
1.1.1926Commonwealth Railways took over its operation as part of the Central Australia Railway takeover.
1932Withdrawn and placed in storage.
4.1960To Alice Springs for display.
1975To Pichi Richi Railway.
21.5.1984Re-entered service.