Peterborough is one of two places in the Southern Hemisphere where three different rail gauges can still be seen.
History of The Peterborough Railway Division
In the car park
500 Class Diesel
Several shots showing the engine system.
Three cylinder air compressor up front.
Front of the motor showing drive shaft to the compressor
500 horsepower turbocharged 4 cylinder diesel engine
Rearward of the engine is the generator which supplies power to the traction motors.
South Australian T class steam engine
Various rail vehicles used by the ganger crews for track maintenance. Most were able to be lifted off the rails by the workers so the line could be kept clear to allow trains to continue to run.
1938 Morris inspection car.
Used for track inspection and also used to deliver pays for workers at various rail stations when needed.
This carriage is used for a light show and sits on a triple gauge turn table
The control position for the turn table and you can see the different rail gauges eith side of the steps
A sample of the different track gauges used in South Australia
Inside one of the Club Cars
A cabin in one of the sleeper cars
Inside a Mothers and Babies Health Service car.
Accommodation for the nurse