Re: Connections between Kalka-Simla Railway and N E Dundas??
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From: The Bickfords [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Also the L class on the Ceylon Railways. They were all very similar locos but with enough detail differences to see they were all individual designs. I've got a copy of the North British narrow gauge loco catalogue, which includes details of all of them. There was also a very similar, but much smaller model produced for another Indian narrow gauge line.
The main wheelbase of the G class and the Darjeeling locos is almostThe first two locos on the Kalka-Simla line were Darjeeling locos converted to 2'6" gauge.
The decision to build the NED line at 2 foot gauge was sure to have beenMaybe. The VR certainly got papers on Indian NG lines, which affected the decision to build in 2'6" gauge. The Kalka-Simla was started in 2' gauge but converted to 2'6" gauge during construction.