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CANADIAN STEAM LOCOMOTIVE IN INDIAN RAILWAYS  
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Jan 31 2016 (22:16)
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CANADIAN STEAM LOCOMOTIVE IN INDIAN RAILWAYS

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^^^^^^^^^^^^ DOWN THE MEMORY LANE, CANADIAN STEAM LOCOMOTIVE IN INDIAN RAILWAYS ^^^^^^^^
******** Indian locomotive class WP was a class of 4-6-2 "Pacific" steam locomotives used in India *****
The Indian locomotive class WP was a class of 4-6-2 "Pacific" steam locomotives used in India. It was introduced after World War II for passenger duties, marking the change from 'X' to
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'W' as the classification code for broad gauge locomotives.The class was designed specifically for low-calorie, high-ash Indian coal, by Railway Board designers in India.WP class locomotives were capable of doing up to 110 km/h (68 mph) and were easily recognized by their cone-shaped bulging nose, usually with a silver star device painted on it.
For more details: Indian locomotive class WP
Attached Images:
Locomotive class WP by Fablok in 1959
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WP/P class 7200 by Baldwin from 1947, at the National Rail Museum, New Delhi (1993)
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(Please note that the Coal Carrier is attached with the LOCOMOTIVE. A Robust Locomotive in all respect)
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