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Broad Gauge No.155 locomotive


South Australian Railways broad gauge No.155 was acquired upon takeover of the Glenelg and South Coast Tramway by the South Australian Railways. It was never given a classification.

Builder:Dubs & Co. - Glasgow, Scotland
Number in Class:1
Wheel Arrangement:2-4-0 tank (1′B T)
Driving Wheel Diameter:3 ft. 1 in.
-Position on frame:Outside
-Diameter x stroke:9 in. x 15 in.
Heating Surface:Tubes:303 square feet
-Firebox:26.1 square feet
-Grate Area:5.2 square feet
Boiler Pressure:130 lbs p.s.i.
Tractive Effort:2,870 lbs
Coal Capacity:8 cwt
Water Capacity:218 gallons
Weight in Working Order:15 tons 19 cwt
Overall Length22 ft. 5¾ in.


"Dubs & Co." built 2-4-0 tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

1879Entered service on Glenelg & South Coast Tramway as "No.2". Built by Dubs & Co., builders No.1197. Landed at Port Adelaide on 30.1.1879 [nrm]
1880Sold to Adelaide Glenelg & Suburban Railway Company, became their "No.7". [nrm]
1882Sold to Grange Railway, became their "No.2". [nrm]
1.1.1893Entered service as "No.155" on South Australian Railways following purchase of Grange Railway. [nrm]
26.7.1905Condemned [nrm]