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Locomotives: 12CSVT Build Lists

12CSVT Build Lists

© English Electric Growl / William Parkinson Collection

Queensland, Australia

Almost a complete class in one picture! Three of the Z class locomotives built for the Tasmanian Government Railways, no.s Z3, Z4 and Z2, are seen during final tests at Rocklea Works in Brisbane.

© William Parkinson Collection

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The construction of locomotives that were fitted with the 12CSVT Diesel engine was divided between three sites, two in the UK and one in Australia. During the period of construction between 1959 and 1976, the ownership of the company changed and hence these lists show 5 different location codes, which are identified below

EEVF English Electric, Vulcan Foundry, Newton le Willows, Merseyside.
EERSH English Electric, Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn, Darlington Works, County Durham.
EEAR English Electric Australia, Rocklea Works, Brisbane, Queensland.
EAVF English Electric - AEI Traction, Vulcan Works, Newton le Willows, Merseyside.
GECR General Electric Australia, Rocklea Works, Brisbane, Queensland

 

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