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Biographical entry Garratt, Herbert William (1864 - 1913)

8 June 1864
London, England
25 September 1913
Richmond, Surrey, England
Railway engineer


Herbert Garratt was the New South Wales Railways' Inspecting Engineer in London in 1907. He proposed a new form of 3 piece articulated locomotive. It had a central frame, a conventional boiler and a single cab slung between two end 'engine' units, each with one set of cylinders, wheels and motion; both engine units had water tanks and that adjoining the back, a fuel bunker as well.


Born London, 8 June 1864. Apprentice, North London Railway locomotive works at Bow; work in South and Central America and West Africa; New South Wales Government Railway.

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