Esperance Railway

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See the Esperance Railway at the Esperance Museum. W919 steamed along the track between Kalgoorlie and Esperancebetween 1951 and 1969, burning 6 tonnes of coal and using 8000 gallons of water on each trip.

Throughout her career she travelled 559076 km. Her load capacity was 442 tonnes over a 1 in 80 grade.esperance-railway-carriage-museum

The Esperance Bay Historical Society raised the money to purchase her from Westrail.