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Standard Gauge KA

KA 35 to 54, 56 to 61

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KA 35 KA 36 KA 37 KA 38 KA 39 KA 40 KA 41 KA 42 KA 43
KA 44 KA 45 KA 46 KA 47 KA 48 KA 49 KA 50 KA 51 KA 52
KA 53 KA 54 KA 56 KA 57 KA 58 KA 59 KA 60 KA 61
KA class

The "KA" class were all built in Queensland by "Walkers Ltd" again as a slight modification of a NSW design (Based on NSWGR D53 class). They were almost identical to the "K" class, being also fitted with 4ft. 3in. driving wheels but weighing slightly more at 119 tons.

The second batch of "KA" class were all built by "Perry Engineering" at their Gawler manufacturing plant.

Class:KA
Builder:Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Qld.
Perry Engineering, Gawler S.A.
Introduced:1919
Number in Class:26
Wheel Arrangement:2-8-0
Driving Wheel Diameter:4 ft. 3 in.
Cylinders:Number:2
-Position on frame:Outside
-Diameter x stroke:22 in. x 26 in.
Valve Gear:Allan
Heating Surface:Tubes:1582.5 square feet
-Superheater:252 square feet
-Firebox:174.4 square feet
-Grate Area:29.8 square feet
Boiler Pressure:150 lbs p.s.i.
Tractive Effort:31,460 lbs
Coal Capacity:10 tons (originally 8½ tons)
Oil Capacity2000 gallons
Water Capacity:4850 gallons
Weight in Working Order:119 tons 7 cwt
Maximum Axle Load:16 tons 7 cwt
Overall Length60 ft. 3 in.


KA 35

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
8.1919Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.299.
6.1943Withdrawn.
4.7.1958Scrapped.

KA 36

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
8.1919Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.300.
5.1942Withdrawn.
4.7.1958Scrapped.

KA 37

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
8.1919Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.301.
-Fitted with a modified front.
10.1951Withdrawn.
1959Scrapped.

KA 38

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
12.1919Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.302.
3.1925Withdrawn.
4.7.1958Scrapped.

KA 39

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
10.1919Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.303.
5.1943Withdrawn.
1957Scrapped.

KA 40

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
10.1919Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.304.
3.1937Withdrawn.
4.7.1958Scrapped.

KA 41

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
12.1919Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.305.
5.1943Withdrawn.
1956Scrapped.

KA 42

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
12.1919Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.306.
6.1943Withdrawn.
1956Scrapped.

KA 43

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
1.1920Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.307.
7.1949Converted to oil burning.
10.1949Returned to coal burning.
9.1952Withdrawn.
4.7.1958Scrapped.

KA 44

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
1.1920Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.308.
12.1950Withdrawn.
4.7.1958Scrapped.

KA 45

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
1.1920Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.309.
-Fitted with a modified front.
12.1950Withdrawn.
1959Scrapped.

KA 46

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
1.1920Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.310.
9.1942Withdrawn.
4.7.1958Scrapped.

KA 47

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
2.1920Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.311.
6.1943Withdrawn.
4.7.1958Scrapped.

KA 48

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
2.1920Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.312.
6.1943Withdrawn.
1957Scrapped.

KA 49

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
5.1920Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.313.
1943Withdrawn.
4.7.1958Scrapped.

KA 50

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
5.1920Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.314.
3.1952Withdrawn.

KA 51

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
5.1920Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.315.
6.1950Withdrawn.

KA 52

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
5.1920Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.316.
1942Withdrawn.
4.7.1958Scrapped.

KA53 Port Augusta, c1920

KA 53

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
6.1920Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.317.
-Fitted with a modified front.
4.1952Withdrawn.
1961Scrapped.

KA 54

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Walkers Ltd.
6.1920Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by Walkers Ltd, Maryborough, Queensland, builder No.318.
1943Withdrawn.
1956Scrapped.

KA 56

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Perry Engineering.
9.1918Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by "Perry Engineering" at Gawler, builder No.231.
8.1943Fitted with a Superheater.
4.1950Withdrawn.
26.3.1959Scrapped.

KA 57

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Perry Engineering.
11.1918Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by "Perry Engineering" at Gawler, builder No.232.
7.1943Fitted with a Superheater.
4.1949Withdrawn.
4.7.1958Scrapped.

KA 58

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Perry Engineering.
3.1919Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by "Perry Engineering" at Gawler, builder No.233.
6.1943Fitted with a Superheater.
6.1949Converted to oil burning.
10.1949Returned to coal burning.
4.1952Withdrawn.
1961Scrapped.

KA 59

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Perry Engineering.
6.1919Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by "Perry Engineering" at Gawler, builder No.234.
8.1943Fitted with a Superheater.
12.1951Withdrawn.
26.3.1959Scrapped.

KA 60

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Perry Engineering.
1.1919Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by "Perry Engineering" at Gawler, builder No.235.
5.1943Fitted with a Superheater.
1948Converted to oil burning.
1949Returned to coal burning.
3.1951Withdrawn.
26.3.1959Scrapped.

KA61, KA, KA43

KA 61

Steam locomotive with 2-8-0 wheel arrangement, built by Perry Engineering.
9.1919Entered service on the Trans-Australian Railway. Built by "Perry Engineering" at Gawler, builder No.236.
4.1943Fitted with a Superheater.
5.1951Withdrawn.



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