NUMBERING SYSTEM

The Consolidated Shales Mining Company uses a system of four digit numbering to identify in detail each of its locomotives and items of rolling stock, as well as its items of maintainance plant .......

 

The 'Company's method of deriving vehicle numbers, is as follows:

 

1st DIGIT
VEHICLE TYPE
1
Ore Car
2
Logistics Vehicle
3
Research Vehicle
4
Steam Outline Locomotive
5
Electric Outline Locomotive
6
Index or match Car
7
Diesel Outline Locomotive
8
Passenger carrying Vehicle
9
Maintainance or Breakdown Vehicle

 

2nd DIGIT
POWER CATEGORY
1
Powered Unit (Master) with On-Board Power & Speed Controller
2
Powered Unit (Slave) with On-Board Power Only
5
Non-Powered Vehicle with On-Board Power Only
6
Non-Powered Vehicle
8
Powered Unit (Master) with Direct Battery Drive Only

 

3rd & 4th DIGITS
VEHICLE NUMBERS

 

In order to comply with the 'company's' requirements, all locomotives and rolling stock belonging to Consolidated Shales Railway Historical Society are also numbered using this system.........

 

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LOCOMOTIVE & ROLLING STOCK ROSTER

Please click on the images for further details

 

 

Ore Production Department - Road Numbers: 1600-1615
'ORE CENTRE' - High Sided Maximum Capacity open topped ore car

 

Logistics Department - Road Number: 2690
TANK CAR

 

Logistics Department - Road Numbers: 2691-2693
FLAT CAR

 

Logistics Department - Road Number 2694
WASTE OIL TANK CAR

 

Logistics Department - Road Number: 2695
LOW-LOADER CAR

 

Research Department - Road Number: 3500
RESEARCH CAR

 

Traction Department - Road Numbers: 5830-5832
'ORE MOVER'
Overhead Electric Outline, Mainline, Ore Hauling Locomotive

 

Traction Department - Road Numbers: 7838-7839
'ORE MASTER'
Diesel Outline, Road-Switching Locomotive

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 8601
CONFERENCE CAR

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Numbers: 9601-9602
GENERAL PURPOSE MATERIALS CAR

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Numbers: 9603-9604
GENERAL PURPOSE FLAT CAR

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9605
CABLE WAGON with Genset

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9606
PILE & POLE CARRIER WAGON

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9607
PERSONEL SUPPORT UNIT

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9608
RAIL-MOUNTED DIESEL CRANE UNIT

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9809
ON-TRACK MACHINE

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9610
ELECTRICATION MAINTAINANCE TRAIN

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9611
MATERIAL DELIVERY & RECOVERY WAGON

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9612
CEMENT MIXER WAGON

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9613
SERVICE RECOVERY UNIT

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9614
EXCAVATOR WAGON

 

Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9615
SIDE DUMP WAGON

 

Awaiting Image Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9616
'JINKER' RAIL TRAIN

 

Awaiting Image Infrastructure Department - Road Number: 9617
BALLAST TRAIN