Posted By Robert. Stephenson

1st Class Locomotive

 

1st Class No 3.
This class of locomotives was ordered by the Sydney Railway Company & opened the Sydney to Parramatta railway for the Government Railways on 26th Sept, 1855. The locomotives were built by Robert Stephenson & Co. No 1 of this class is preserved as a static exhibit as the Power House Museum Sydney. In service the locomotive weighted 47.205t.

Trains operating on the day (Sunday 25th Oct, 2009) were trains that ran between Sydney & Bathurst from 1876 to the present day.

The shed housing these model trains measures 100 feet by 40 feet. The layout was developed by John Brown & owned by Paul Hennessy of Brewongle, NSW.

 
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