Hunter Valley Railway Trust

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Hunter Valley Railway Trust
Hunter Valley Railway Trust is located in New South Wales
Hunter Valley Railway Trust
Location within New South Wales
Established unknown
Location North Rothbury, New South Wales Australia
Coordinates 32°40′53.5″S 151°20′40″E / 32.681528°S 151.34444°E / -32.681528; 151.34444
Type Railway museum
Collection size ex New South Wales Government Railways rolling stock and privately owned locomotives
Website http://huntervalleyrailway.tripod.com/

The Hunter Valley Railway Trust (HVRT) is a railway museum located in North Rothbury, New South Wales Australia on the site of the Rothbury Riot.[1] It includes various types of rolling stock such as coal and freight wagons and passenger coaches and a variety of ex New South Wales Government Railways locomotives and did also include seven of the fourteen heritage listed South Maitland Railways 10 Class locomotives until they were sold.

South Maitland Railway 10 class locomotives[edit]

  • SMR 17 – In open storage in black livery
  • SMR 20 – In covered storage. Locomotive was operational in the 1990s but boiler ticket has since expired
  • SMR 23 – In a dismantled state all over site, under restoration
  • SMR 26 – In covered storage in black livery
  • SMR 27 – In open Storage, dismantled, just bunker and frame. Side tanks and boiler were used to restore No 10
  • SMR 28 – In covered storage in black livery
  • SMR 31 – In covered storage in green livery[2]

In April 2013 these seven locomotives were sold to the Dorrigo Steam Railway & Museum.[3]

Other locomotives[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to Hunter Valley Railway Trust Web Site". Hunter Valley Railway Trust. Retrieved 7 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "New South Wales – Private & Industrial". Australian Steam – Preserved Steam Locomotives Down Under website. Retrieved 16 August 2010. 
  3. ^ New home for historic engines Maitland Mercury 18 April 2013
  4. ^ "Victorian Railways". Australian Steam – Preserved Steam Locomotives Down Under website. Retrieved 17 August 2010.