From their inception in 1909, the Garratt design was gradually introduced into many railway systems world wide, being particularly successful in Southern Africa.
In this third of the series, we cover Garratts and related locomotive types, including Mallets, Meyers and Fairlies, in eleven countries across the world on several gauges.
Std gauge Union Pacific Challenger, American Mallet.
Metre gauge Mallet, Spain.
5′ 6″ gauge Garratt, Spain.
3′ 6″ gauge Mallet and Shay, Philippines.
3′ 1⅜” gauge Mallet, Eritrea.
1′ 11½” gauge ex-South African NGG16 Garratts, Wales.
1′ 11½” gauge Double and Single Fairlies, Wales.
1′ 11½” gauge K1 (first Garratt), Wales.
Mini-NGG16 Garratt, Australia.
2′ gauge NGG13 Garratt, Switzerland.
10′ and 7″ gauge Garratts, England.
3′ 6″ gauge GMAM Garratts, South Africa.
Metre gauge 59 Garratt, Kenya.
2′ 6″ gauge Garratt, Nepal.
2′ 6″ gauge Garratt, Australia (Puffing Billy).
Running time – 1 hr 8 min.