|Found on Google
(search: Drewry "petrol engine")
- a mixed bag!
The Drewry Car Co.
Found at Locomotive
"The firm never built locomotives, and were basically agents. Although
they had a works number series, all of their orders were sent to other
They used such firms as Hibberd, Baugley of Burton-on-Trent, Robert Stephenson
& Hawthorn, and Vulcan Foundry.
While Drewry supplied quite a number of diesel locomotives to NZR, they
only had three that worked on bush tramways. This includes the two that
worked for Whakatane Board Mills Ltd." (Direct
quote and picture from Locomotive
The Dublin & Blessington Steam Tramway - The Rolling Stock
The last fling for the DBST was a Drewry petrol railcar
with seating for 40 passengers, which arrived in 1926.
Cavan and Leitrim Railway
Inspection Car No. 5 (5ft 3in Gauge) Built by the Drewry Car Co. Ltd., Burton-on-Trent
Works, London in 1927
Bus - The Familiar Cyprus Railbus
"Known as second railcar 'B', this five seat inspection vehicle was made
by Drewry in 1932. Amazingly powered by a 7-8hp BSA air-cooled motor cycle engine.
The bodywork was added later in Cyprus. "
Museum Southdown Bus Garage Project
(Picture) When the Museum is not very busy - or sometimes when it is(!) - out
comes BP9822 which is a Shelvoke and Drewry Tramocar. A fleet of these small buses
served the town of Worthing on the Sussex coast during the 1920s and 1930s.
majority of surplus items which are made available to the DSA ...
A strange item amongst some MOD surplus sales: "The
two types of locomotives are Hunslet (4) and Baguley-Drewry (5), two of which
will be retained by the MoD for further use at other sites."
"As in many revolutions, we had opened quietly some years back. I had seen
the odd 350 h.p. English Electric locomotive doing its job quietly and efficiently
here and there, but I had not seriously considered the elimination of main line
steam. But in the very early hours of a summer morning, only a few weeks before
I left Ipswich for the Southern in 1952, I stood outside the shed waiting the
arrival of a new locomotive. I can see it as if it were yesterday, a WD 8-wheeler,
Driver Arthur English of Ipswich of the red face and the sharply humorous tongue,
and behind the tender, clean and tidy and with rods disconnected, a smart little
Drewry diesel shunter." And more
"From 1951, diesel-mechanical locomotives built by
Baguley in the UK, some for the Drewry Car Company, entered service on Australian
sugar mill railways."
|Found on Google
(search: "DrewryRailCar") -
another mixed bag!
African Railcar Preservation
There is a Birmingham RCW/Drewry unit of 1954 vintage standing at Limbe workshops
in Malawi (formerly called Nyasaland). It is not usable immediately, but perhaps
worth saving, although transport for this one could be a problem in view of the
long distances, floods, etc. (Lots of pictures - Geoff
would love to hear from you.)
January 99 DREWRY RAILCAR
SAVED The First Generation DMU Group has brought one of the Drewry Railcars from
the EM2 Group. DB998900 is expected to move to the Northampton Ironstone Railway.
GWRPG locomotives and rolling stock
Baguley Drewry Railcar 4wDMR No. AD9117 can be seen at the G.W.R.P.G. sidings
and workshop at Southall.
The Dublin & Blessington
Steam Tramway - A Pictorial View
Picture of the Drewry railcar in the yard at Terenure.
Locomotives - Irish Narrow Gauge
8 wheel Drewry railcar 1934: bought from Dublin and Blessington Steam Tramway,
regauged 1944: converted to trailer preserved: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum
Argentine Railway Club -
Escalada branch (English summary)
... Also present is the Drewry railcar, a most ingenious
little railbus capable of accommodating
1 st and 2 nd class passengers, has 2 bathrooms, postal compartment ...
... John is proprietor of JB, offering 16mm motive power based on Roundhouse
chassis/boiler and an etched brass Drewry railcar all for both 32
and 45mm ..
And Some More
& Drewry BPL73 Dustcart used in Dad's Army film (1971)
NZ Diesel & Electric
Traction: Class RM (Drewry/BRCW)
Class 04 Drewry Shunter D2207
Drewry Class 04 shunters
Drewry Shunter 0-4-0
Dm No. ED 16.
A look at the
rack engine equipped Vulcan Drewry
Engine 11103 working on Yarmouth Quay (c1955)
Baguley Drewry Railcar sightings
The Eritrean Railway,
and Rolling Stock
former overhead line inspection railcar 998901
Manchester Fire Service auctioned 2 Shelvoke and Drewry hydraulic platforms