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nks 5 - Victorian Railways 2'6" gauge trolley

From the Collection of Puffing Billy Railway School Rd Menzies Creek Victoria

Description
Motorised small rectangular trolley made of wood and wrought iron
Engine Type: 1 Cyl. reversible
Fuel: 2 stroke
Transmission: Belt drive
Size
Length Overall: 4' 9 1/8 " ( 1450 mm ) Width: 4' 7 1/4" ( 1327 mm ) Height: 2' 10" ( 863 mm ) Tare Weight: 6 cwt. (300 kg) Nominal Passenger Capacity: 4 Gauge: 2' 6" ( 762 mm )
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Object Registration
000022
Keywords
trolley, nks5, puffing billy, victorian railways, narrow gauge, 2'6" gauge
Historical information
NKS 5 - NKS Type Gangers Trolley - Victorian Railways 2'6" gauge trolley
- a KS series Section Car often called the Kasey Jones The narrow gauge version of the broad gauge KS series cars. They were classed NKS with two stroke motors. These cars were built by the Spotswood Workshops, with castings coming from the Newport Workshops. KS is lighter car capable of carrying 4 men or sevenhundredweight
Made By
Victorian Railways - Spotswood Workshops (Maker)
Significance
Historic - Victorian Railways Narrow Gauge - Track Patrol Vehicle used by Puffing Billy Preservation Society
Inscriptions & Markings
NKS 5
Last updated
8 May 2019 at 2:05PM