Conway Scenic Fires Up 0-6-0 For Summer

 

News article: Conway Scenic Fires Up 0-6-0 For Summer

New Hampshire’s Conway Scenic Railroad plans to operate its former Canadian National 0-6-0 on Saturdays and Sundays until September 4.

  freightgate Minister for Railways

Location: Albury, New South Wales
The age of this locomotive is impressive. What locomotive would be the oldest in service for steam in Australia ?

Conway Scenic Fires Up 0-6-0 For Summer

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The age of this locomotive is impressive. What locomotive would be the oldest in service for steam in Australia ?

Conway Scenic Fires Up 0-6-0 For Summer
freightgate
If I am not mistaken, all of Puffing Billy's nA steam locomotives are older than that.
  YM-Mundrabilla The Ghost of George Stephenson

Location: Mundrabilla but I'd rather be in Narvik
At 101 years old that makes it around 1921.
There are heaps older than that here in Australia.
  BrentonGolding Chief Commissioner

Location: Maldon Junction
https://www.steamrail.com.au/y112 is one example and even accredited for mainline use
  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
https://www.steamrail.com.au/y112 is one example and even accredited for mainline use
BrentonGolding

1889 acordding to https://www.railpage.com.au/locos/y-class-vic-steam makes her an old and beautiful girl.
  freightgate Minister for Railways

Location: Albury, New South Wales
Thx for the info Brenton and bevans. 1889 above does seem it found be the oldest.
  apw5910 Chief Commissioner

Location: Location: Location.
It was 1210 for a long time, 1878. Unfortunately the loss of several vital bits by copper/brass thieves doesn't help. Nothing intrinsically wrong with her, but will be a static for a long time to come.

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