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Wickham Type27


Wickham sold two Type 27 's intoAustralia.

one was built for the 3' gauge coalsystem operated by the State Electricity Commission in Victoria, andthe other was sold to a Robert Hudson in South Australia for use on a3'6" gauge track.

The SECV car was delivered in October1950, by Wickhams Australian Agent.  Whereas the car for RobertHudson was Delivered February 1956.

The Type 27 delivered to our Mr Hudsonis a bit of a mystery - we don't know who he was.The car though,Builders Number 7327, was delivered a week before the broad gauge(Type 4) car, 7238, was delivered to the SAR.

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