Assam

ASSAM

Assam Co Ltd
Gelakey Tea Plantation
Gauge: 2'0"

GELAKEY No.1		0-4-0PM			Bg		534		1914
CHERIDEO		0-4-0PM			Bg		535		1914
LAKMIJAN		0-4-0PM			Bg		567		1914
GELAKEY No.2		0-4-0PM			Bg		681		1914

Unknown location
Gauge: 2'0"

			4wDM			HE		1802		1936	(a)
			4wDM			HE		1806		1936	(b)
			4wDM			HE		1948		1938	(c)

(a) 10/12 h.p. engine
(b) 20 h.p. engine
(c) 30 h.p. engine 

Assam Forestry Department
Gauge: 2'0"

			4wDH			SAN		163		1979


Assam Oil Co, Dighboi

Petrol locomotive for Assam - The Engineer to hand by the last mail contains an illustration showing a petrol locomotive 
built by McEwen Pratt to the order of Assam Oil Co for use in the companies oilfield in Assam. It is built to the 
requirements of Indian State railway for MG, has six coupled wheels, the wheel base being 5'6". It will be used principally
for shunting purposes, in consequence of which it was absolutely essential that the whole structure should be a massive 
design throughout. The engine is of the four-cylinder type and develops 50 bhp at 900 revs. The valves are mechanically 
operated and the magneto is fitted with this firm's Murray attachment to facilitate ease in starting the engines. The latter
drives through gearing and then by two chains running in oil baths on to one of the axles, arrangements being provided 
whereby these chains can always be kept at the proper tension. A multiple disc clutch is fitted, with springs to assist in 
easy starting, and the shock in doing so is taken by springs fitted in the driving wheel. It has two speeds in either 
direction of 41/2 and 10 mph. The loco is guaranteed to haul a gross load of 67 tons on the level at 10 mph, or the same 
load up a gradient of 1 in 84 at 41/2 mph; this performance however, has we hear, been considerably exceeded. The draw bar 
pull when travelling at 41/2 mph up a 1 in 20 incline was 1900 lb. The consumption of fuel was low. A trial of the engine o 
a test bed gave 3 1/2 gallons of petrol per hour with the engine running at 900 rpm and developing 50 bhp. This gives 
.56 of a pint per bhp per hour. Fuel capacity is provided by two 50 gallon tanks, and four ballast tanks are fitted capable
of holding, if necessary, about 11/2 tons of ballast. The net weight of the loco is 71/2 tons  but when being fuelled loaded
with ballast and fuel in running order is approximately 9 tons. Brakes are fitted on al wheels. A large cooling surface has 
been provided in the radiators owing to the extremely hot climate prevailing in Assam at certain periods of the year. The 
circulation is on the thermosyphon principle. i The above is a description of the 1909 MP loco 

Gauge: 1'115/8"  

MASSIE			0-4-0ST			WB		1948		1912

Gauge: MG

VICTORIA		0-4-0T			WB		1490		1896	(a)
			0-6-0P			MP				1909
BARBARA			0-4-0ST			HC		1509		1923
LILLIAN			0-8-0ST			HC		1664		1930	(1)
			0-4-0DM			JF		22556		1939
			4wDM			RH		394010		1956
			4wDM			RH		394011		1956

(a) Supplied via ART

(1) Later to Riga Sugar, Bihar, date unknown


Assam Railway & Trading Co.
Gauge: 2'0"

TIRAP			0-4-0ST			WB		1436		1894
NAMDANG			0-4-0ST			WB		1437		1894
SAIDROW			0-4-0ST			WB		1505		1897
HANSANG			0-4-0ST			WB		1506		1897
TAKAUR			0-4-0ST			WB		1556		1899	(a)
KOLAPANI		0-4-0ST			WB		1557		1899
LHASI-IAN		0-4-0ST	 		WB		1733		1904
RAM-RING		0-4-0ST			WB		1734		1904
NAMCHICK		0-4-0ST			WB		1962		1913	(a)
			0-4-0ST			WB		2100		1919
JOAN			0-4-0ST			WB		2131		1934	(a)
TONY			0-4-0ST			WB		2132		1924	(a)
DAVID			0-4-0ST			WB		2134		1924
SALLY			0-4-0ST			WB		2447		1930
BETTY			0-4-0ST			WB		2448		1931	(a)
			4wDMF			RH		243000		1947	(b)
			4wDMF			RH		243001		1947	(b)
			4wDMF			RH		243002		1947	(b)
			4wDM			RH		249522		1947
			4wDMF			RH		285350		1947	(b)
			4wDM			RH		347729		1953


(a) to Coal India Ltd, NE Coalfields, Ledo Brickworks
(b) Mines locomotives.


Gauge: 2'6"

			4wDM         		WB		3188		1961	(a)

(a) Delivered to Scriamritnigar Selected Mines

Gauge: MG
 			0-4-2			JF		6469		1891
			0-4-2			JF		6470		1891
VICTORIA		0-4-0IST		WB		1490		1896	(a)
51			4-6-0			WB		2328		1928	(b)
52			4-6-0			WB		2329		1928	(b)
53			4-6-0			WB	 	2416		1930	(b)
54			4-6-0			WB		2417		1930	(b)
55			4-6-0			WB		2418		1930	(b)
56			4-6-0			WB		2419		1930	(b)
57			4-6-0			WB		2420		1930	(b)
58			4-6-0			WB		2421		1930	(b)
			0-4-0DM			WB		2507		1934	
			0-4-0DM			WB		2530		1935
			4wDM			RH		235730		1945
			4wDM			RH		235731		1945
			4wDM			RH		326053		1952

(a) Used by Assam Oil Co
(b) Delivered to Dibru Sadiya Railway

ART owned all the coalmines in the state of Assam. Became Coal India in the 197?

Ledo & Tilak Margherita Colliery Railway
Gauge: MG

Constructed for ART in 1883 under a concession granted in 1881. Used originally only for the purpose of bringing coal from 
the mines on the south bank of the Dihing river to connect with the DSR. Taken over by the DSR on 01/01/1897.

Dihing Bridge - Ledo (DSR)		opened 17/2/1884		51/2 miles

Terms of working. All charges for working the open line system are divided between the DSR and the colliery branch in 
proportion to their respective gross earnings. For hire of the rolling stock provided by DSR, 5% of gross earnings are 
charged to the colliery.ii 


Assam State Electricity Board
Bongaigaon Site
Gauge: BG

			4wDH			SAN		239		1982
			4wDH			SAN		242		1982

Salakati Site
Gauge: BG

			4wDH			SAN		161		1979


Assam Tea Plantations
Gauge: 2'0"

			0-4-0PE			WB		P50		1912


The Bazalone Tea Co Ltd
Gauge: 2'0"

			4wDM			RH		222096		1943	(a)
			4wDM			RH		224317		1944	(a)

(a) Supplied via Octavious Steel Co


Bongaigaon Refinery & Petrochemical Association   41 G3
Gauge: BG

			4wDM			SAN		147		1979
			4wDM			SAN		151		1979
			Bo-BoDHF		SAN		525		1997


Bundla Beta Tea Co
Gauge: 

			4wDM			RH		244571		1947	(a)

(a) delivered to Kharjan Tea Estate

Gauge: 2'0"

			0-4-0DM			WB		2595		1938

Gauge: 2'6"

			0-4-0DM			WB		2506		1934


Cement Corporation, Bokajan   43 F4
Gauge: MG

						YE
						YE
			4wDH			Telco		201



Daimukhia Tea Estate
Gauge:  

			4wDM			RH		237889		1946


Eastern Assam Trading Co, Balijan-Chubua Railway   44 A1
Gauge: 2'0"

			0-4-0PM			WB		P50		1912
			0-4-0PM			WB		2230		1924


Empire of India & Ceylon Tea Co, Borjuli
Gauge: 2'6"

BORJULI			0-4-0T			AE		2014		1928	(a)

(a) supplied via Francis Theakston


Forest Engineer, Assam
Gauge: 

			0-6-0T			OK		10095		1926


Hindustan Fertiliser Co, Namdroop
Gauge: BG

			Bo-BoDH			DLW		(a)		1984	(a)
			0-6-0DH			DLW				1997-8	(b)

(a) One of 309-345
(b) WDS 6 type



Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd, Nagaon 
Gauge: MG

			4wDH			SAN		251		1982
			4wDH			SAN		254		1982


Gammon India Ltd
Gauge: 2'0"

			4wDH			SAN		327		1984
			4wDH			SAN		329		1984
			4wDH			SAN		352		1985
			4wDH			SAN		353		1985


Goalipara Forest Tramway
Gauge: 2'0"

			0-4-2T			WB		2896		1948	(a)
			0-4-2T			WB		2897		1948	(a)

(a) Supplied via McLeod & Co

Site had another ten locomotives?


Hydro Electric Construction Pvt Ltd, Guahati
Gauge: 2'0"

			4wDH			SAN		256		1982
			4wDH			SAN		257		1982
			4wDH			SAN		259		1982
			4wDH			SAN		265		1982

Gauge: 3'0"

			4wDH			SAN		260		1982


Indian Carbon, Gauhati
Gauge: MG

			4wDH			Telco		088


Indian Oil Corporation
Digboi Site
Gauge: MG

			4wDH			SAN		337		1985
			4wDHF			SAN		438		1991

Gauhati Site
Gauge: MG

			4wDH			Telco		171
			4wDH			SAN		184		1980


Jokai (Assam) Tea Co
Gauge: 2'0"

			0-4-0T			JF		5852		1889 	(a)
			0-4-0ST	 		JF	 	5853	 	1889
PEKOE TIP		0-4-2ST	 		WB	 	1438 		1894
			0-4-0PM	 		Bg 		670 		1914
			0-4-0PM	 		Bg 		764 		1914
			0-4-0PM	 		Bg 		765 		1914
			0-4-0PM			Bg 		768 		1914
			0-4-0PM			Bg 		769 		1914
			4wPM 	 		Howard		946 		1929
			4wPM			DC		2090		1936
			4wPM			DC		2151		1939
			4wPM			DC		2152		1939

(a) later rebuilt as 0-4-0ST

Gauge: 60cm

			0-4-0PM			Bg 		809 		1915


Lewis Jones, used on construction of Assam Bengal Railway
Gauge: 1'8"

1			0-4-2ST			WB		1462		1895
2			0-4-2ST			WB		1463		1895
3			0-4-2ST			WB		1464		1895
4			0-4-2ST			WB		1465		1895


Oil India Ltd, Duliajan
Gauge: MG

			4wDH			SAN		333		1984
			4wDH			SAN		338		1985



J Reid & Co, Assam Frontier Tea Co
Gauge: MG

HILKA AFT Co 		0-4-0ST			WB		1635		1901
HILKA			0-6-0T 			WB 		2203		1926	(1)

(1) to Tulispur Sugar Factory (qv), date unknown


Scottish Assam Tea Co
Gauge: 2'0"

			4wDM			RH		252854		1948


i IE 15/1/1910
ii History of Indian railways constructed p?



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