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On of your webmaster's favourite engines. SAR Class NG G11 Garratt steam locomotive No.NG55 hauling a mixed train approaching Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa.


The loco was built in 1925 and spent most of its working life on the Estcourt-Weenen line. It now runs on the Paton’s Country Narrow Gauge Railway, a preserved railway line.

Credit: Robert Maidment-Wilson, uploaded unchanged under a Creative Commons licence.