1929 Beyer Garratt Class GL Locomotive Museum of Science and Industry Manchester

1929 T120 Beyer Garratt, which was built for the South African Railway.

 

Herbert William Garratt designed the articulated locomotive to help trains cope with sharp turns and bends in 1909 and the locomotive was produced at the Beyer, Peacock factory in Gorton, Manchester. The design became so successful that a total 1636 Garratts were produced by various companies, which ran on 86 railways in 48 countries.

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Taken on August 30, 2010