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East African Railways and Harbours Corporation


3020 Nyaturu


North British Tribal Class 2-8-4

A development of the 29 class with a water capacity of 7000 gallons for use on the Central Line of Tanzania between Morogoro and Tabora. Numbered 3001 - 3026 the locos entered service in 1955. Nyaturu was withdrawn in 1980.

3001 Tanganyika is in store in Dar es Salaam as a possible restoration candidate. 3008 Hehe is also dumped at Dar es Salaam I believe.

3020 in green

Picture courtesy Graham Roberts ©2004
3020 Nyaturu returned to steam, painted green for a starring role in a Kenya tea commercial.

Leading Dimensions
Boiler Pressure200 lbs/sq.in
Grate Area38 sq.ft
Heating Surface2272 sq.ft
Cylinders18 in x 26 in
Driving Wheel diameter4 ft 0 in
Weight77.7 tons
Tractive Effort29835 lbs
Water Capacity7000 gals
Fuel Capacity1950 gals

 
 

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