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  • Closed: Mon 2 Jul 2012, 1:46 pm
Listing #: 488088955
We’re talking about a complete full sized English Electric 2-car Electric Multiple Unit. English Electric trains have been operating in the Wellington area since 2 July 1938. This specific vehicle was first introduced into service some time in the late 1940s.
Specs below:

Year: Sometime around the late 1940 – early 1950’s
Owners: At one time,more than 4 million owners (when State owned)
Odometer: Isn’t one…but estimate 4.5 million kilometres.
Operating Voltage: 1500vdc overhead – have one handy?
Track Gauge: 3’6” (1067mm)
Length: 63’ 4” (19.3m) per car
Height: 11’ 4” (3.45m)
Width: 8’ 8½” (2.65m)
Weight: Motor Car complete with bogies (suspension) approx 38,000 kg
Trailer Car complete with bogies approx 21,500kg
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The vehicle is for sale on a as is where is basis (currently situated in Lower Hutt). It is not in an operational/running condition.

Note: Transportation costs may be similar to the cost of the vehicle. If suitable the train may be able to be transported to its new home via rail. Special conditions apply.

Note: There are a number of English Electric trains that are available to purchase at this time. The photos shown in this advert are not specifically related to the vehicle for purchase so please use these as a guideline only.

Note: There are strict terms and conditions that apply to the sale and purchase of this train. A full copy of these can be obtained on request.

Shipping details

  • Buyer must pick-up
  • Seller location: Wellington City, Wellington, NZ

Payment details

  • NZ bank deposit

About the seller

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  • Member since Jun 2012

Closes: Mon 2 Jul, 1:46 pm. 2012 This auction used auto-extend.