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» Welsh Highland Railway (more..)
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» Rhyd Ddu 
» Rhyd Ddu, United Kingdom - Wales (more..)
» November 07, 2015
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» 138, 87 (more..)
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» Georg Trüb (more..)
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Sun came out for some minutes only, when 2-6-2+2-6-2 narrow gauge Garratt steamlocomotives NNG 16 # 138 and 87 ex South African Railways (SAR) and now runnning for the Welsh Highland Railway are rounding the curve with a long freight train (photo charter). The gauge is 597 mm or 1 ft 10 3⁄4 in. # 138 (crimson livery) was built by Beyer-Peacock in 1958, # 87 (midnight blue livery) by Cockerill in 1937. The Garratts are running in "South African style" with a water tank car coupled between the two locomotives. In the background 3560 feet/1085 meter high Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), highest peak in Wales.
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