Weston Langford Railway Photography
Documenting railways and related infrastructure since 1960

115035: Emerald Car Shops NRT 1 shunting

115035: Emerald Car Shops NRT 1 shunting

Date Taken: 10 August 1984

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Country: Australia State: Victoria

Puffing Billy Railway's diesel locomotive NRT 1 was the Railway's first diesel. It was Built by Ruston on 914 mm gauge for service on the SEC's Kiewa Scheme. Later it passed to the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board Works where it was converted to 762 mm gauge for service on The Board's tunnelling projects. Upon going to PBR it was extensively rebuilt making the only locomotive of its type.