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British-built steam giant returns while veterans make last-chance double-header down under

TWO Antipodean locomotives, one a UK product and the second homegrown down under, have been wowing enthusiasts and the general public alike after returning to service.

They are former New South Wales Government Railways’Beyer-Garratt No. 6029 and ex-New Zealand Government Railways’Class Ww No. 480.

The 4-8-4+4-8-4 Garratt, which weighs 254 tonnes, is the

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