NSWGR Brake Operation

The documents on this page provide information relating to the operation of brakes on rolling stock used by the NSWGR.

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Operating Procedures, Air Brake Details, and Other Special Instructions - 1974 Operating Procedures, Air Brake Details, and Other Special Instructions - 1974 - These instructions were provided to staff who were required to operate brake equipment on locomotives. It provided a general description of brakes, train operating procedures, 26L brake equipment. - ©RailCorp 1974 656x
The Westinghouse Quick Acting Brake - Illustrated Description with Instructions for the Working and Maintenance of the Brake - 1901 The Westinghouse Quick Acting Brake - Illustrated Description with Instructions for the Working and Maintenance of the Brake - 1901 - This booklet was published by Westinghouse to describe the operation and maintenance of their air brake. - ©Westinghouse 1901 566x
The Westinghouse Automatic Brake - 1910 The Westinghouse Automatic Brake - 1910 - This document was published by Westinghouse Company and described the operation of the Westinghouse air brake. - ©Westinghouse 1910 551x
Type AF Single Capapcity Freight Brake Equipment - Instruction Pamphlet No. C-17. - 1950 Type AF Single Capapcity Freight Brake Equipment - Instruction Pamphlet No. C-17. - 1950 - This document was published by the Westinghouse Brake Company and provided information on the operation of type AF single capapcity freight brake equipment. - ©Westinghouse 1950 518x
A-6-ET and A-7-EL Locomotive Brake Equipments - Instruction Pamphlet No. C-4. - 1964 A-6-ET and A-7-EL Locomotive Brake Equipments - Instruction Pamphlet No. C-4. - 1964 - This document was published by the Westinghouse Brake Company and provided information on the operation of type A-6-ET and A-7-EL locomotive brake equipment. - ©Westinghouse 1964 564x
Westinghouse Automatic Air Brake Equipments - Instruction Pamphlet No. C-1. - 1953 Westinghouse Automatic Air Brake Equipments - Instruction Pamphlet No. C-1. - 1953 - This document was published by the Westinghouse Brake Company and provided information on the operation of the westinghouse automatic air brake equipment. - ©Westinghouse 1953 528x
Westinghouse Cross Compound Steam Driven Air Compressors - Instruction Pamphlet No. C-2. - 1945 Westinghouse Cross Compound Steam Driven Air Compressors - Instruction Pamphlet No. C-2. - 1945 - This document was published by the Westinghouse Brake Company and provided information on the operation of the westinghouse Cross Compound Steam Driven Air Compressors. - ©Westinghouse 1945 525x
Westinghouse Automatic Brake - Instruction Book - 1940 Westinghouse Automatic Brake - Instruction Book - 1940 - This document was published by the Westinghouse Brake Company and provided information on the operation of the westinghouse Automatic Brake, including information on air compressors, triple valves, brake cylinders and drivers valves. - ©Westinghouse 1940 512x
Westinghouse - Operation and Maintenance of Type 3-CDC Air Compressor - Instruction Pamphlet No. C-53. - 1958 Westinghouse - Operation and Maintenance of Type 3-CDC Air Compressor - Instruction Pamphlet No. C-53. - 1958 - This document was published by the Westinghouse Brake Company and provided information on the operation of the westinghouse Type 3-CDC Air Compressor. - ©Westinghouse 1958 482x
Fitting and Machining Trade Course - Elements of Westinghouse Air Brakes - 1968 Fitting and Machining Trade Course - Elements of Westinghouse Air Brakes - 1968 - This document was published by the NSWGR and provided information on the operation of the westinghouse Air Brake. - ©Westinghouse 1968 334x
Westinghouse Air Brake - Operating and Maintenance Instructions Westinghouse Air Brake - Operating and Maintenance Instructions - This book was issued for the guidance of those staff concerned in the operation, repair and maintenance of the air brake equipments supplied to locomotives and all rolling stock operating throughout the System controlled by the NSWGR. - ©RailCorp circa 1949 466x
Locomotive Technology - Westinghouse Air Brake - Operations Locomotive Technology - Westinghouse Air Brake - Operations - This publication was a series of lectures describing the operation, repair and maintenance of the air brake equipments installed on locomotives. - ©RailCorp circa 1946 481x
Description and Operation of 26L Brake Equipment Description and Operation of 26L Brake Equipment - This publication described the operation of 26L brake equipment. - ©RailCorp unknown 201x
Progressive Form of Questions and Answers on the Air Brake - circa 1940 Progressive Form of Questions and Answers on the Air Brake - circa 1940 - This publication was designed to assist railway staff to learn about air brakes. - ©Unknown circa 1940 72x
Westinghouse Brake Reference Book - 1921 Westinghouse Brake Reference Book - 1921 - This publication was designed to assist railway staff to apply brakes to rolling stock, and was published for the Australian Railway Industry. - ©1921 44x