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Railways of Distinction
 

 

From the production of almost 8000 locomatives 34 railway companies purchased over 50 locomotives. Top of the list with 622 locomotives was New South Wales Government Railway.

 

622
New South Wales Government Railway.

567
Dutch state Railway 

416
Buenos Aires Great Southern Railway

303
South African Railway 

282
Manchester Sheffield & Lincolnshire (144 ) Creat Central from 1897 (138) 

239
Buenos Ayres & Rosario Railway

236
Rhodesia Railway

230
London & South Western Railway
 

182
Buenos Aires Western Railway
 

166
Midland Railway ( UK )
 

154
Great Northern Railway ( Ireland )
 

138
South Australian Railway
 

133
British Government Ministry of Supply/War Department

128
Swedish State Railway 
 

128
East African (85) Tanganyika (9) Kenya & Uganda (38)
 

118
Nippon Railway
 

113
Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway
 

109
Western Australian Government Railway
 

98
Central Uraguay Railway
 

94
Leopoldina Railway
 

76
Victorian Railway

72
Great Western Railway (UK)
 

65
Central Argentine Railway

63
Metropolitan Railway London Underground

63
Tasmanian Government Railway

59
Norwegian Government Railway
 

58
Dutch East Indies & Netherland Indies Railways
 

58
Peruvian Corporation ( including Central Railway of Peru )
 

56
Mogyana Railway
 

54
Metropolitan District Railway
 

54
Indian State Railway

52
Bengal Nagpur Railway

51
London & North Eastern Railway

50
Cologne & Minden Railway

49
Tudela & Bilbao Railway Northern Spain  

24
Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway

14
Isle Of Man Railway

9
Tanganyika Railways

8
South Eastern Railway Portugal Railway

4
Malta Railway

Countries supplied by Beyer, Peacock.

Angola 1927 to 1956
Argentina 1882 to 1930
Australia, New South Wales 1865 to 1956
Australia, Queensland 1902 to1951
Australia, South 1869 to 1953
Australia, Victoria 1859 to 1925
Australia, Western ( contractor ). Timber lines 1882; W.A. Gov. R 1882 1880 to 1955
Belgium 1857 to 1877
Black Sea, Roumania & Bulgaria 1859 to 1925
Bolivia 1913 to 1950
Brazil 1881 to 1952
Burma ( Dock Co. ) BR 1916 1913 to 1949
Ceylon 1864 to 1945
Chile 1890 to 1950
China 1904 to 1924
Colombia 1870 to 1937
Costa Rica 1886 -
Cuba 1905 -
Demark 1870 -
Dutch Eaxt Indies, Netherlands Indies & Java 1866 to 1922
Ecuador 1929 -
Egypt 1857 to 1911
Germany 1867 to 1874
Gold Coast 1939 to 1948
Holland 1863 to 1915
India 1855 to 1939
Ireland 1857 to 1951
Isle of Man 1873 to 1926
Italy 1857 -
Japan 1882 to 1914
Kenya & Uganda ( East African R From 1948 ) 1926 to 1955
Latvia 1865 -
Malaya 1927 to 1931
Malta 1895 to 1905
Mauritius 1927 -
Mexico 1889 -
Mozambique 1924 to 1944
Nepal 1932 to 1947
New Zealand 1928 -
Nigeria 1919 to 1943
Norway 1866 to 1883
Pennsylvania, USA 1888 -
Persia ( Iran ) 1934 to 1936
Peru 1908 to 1957
Porugal 1861 to 1904
Prussia ( Poland ) 1856 -
Russia-Finland ( Russia 1933 - Finland ) 1868 to 1890
Sierra Leone 1926 to 1956
South Africa - Cape Natal 1877 & S.A. Gov R. 1911 1875 to 1958
Spain 1856 to 1929
Sudan 1907 to 1937
Sweden 1856 to 1907
Tanganyika 1923 to 1931
Tasmania ( mine ). Gov. R 1884 1880 to 1929
Turkey 1864 to 1948
United Kingdom 1855 to 1937
Urugay ( contractor ) Railway Co. 1881 1874 to 1930
Venezuela 1887 to 1895

The list does not include the countries where British War Department lovomotives were sent in the two World wars. Thus in 1916 France was added and in the 1939-1945 conflict, were added Iraq, Libya, Palestine ( Israel ), French West Africa.

Information supplied by Joe Lloyd, Hyde, Cheshire, England.