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Railway Studies Circle of Uruguay
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The "Círculo de Estudios Ferroviarios del Uruguay", CEFU, (Railway Studies Circle of Uruguay) is a railway enthusiasts institution, started on August 16, 1986. The CEFU has a railway museum, two British-built engines in working order and others set aside for museum purposes. The Club is also engaged in the preservation of rolling stock and railway equipment, and keeps several historic coaches and freight wagons. CEFU can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org, their official website is http://www.cefu.com.uy/ (link dead by April 2015).
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The list of British locomotives and rolling stock of preserved by CEFU is as follows - note that 119 carried the number 120 for some years which was very confusing as there was a 'real' 120 which is under restoration... :
MW - Manning Wardle & Co., Boyne Engine
* - Long tons. (of 2240 lb)
CUR - Central of Uruguay Railway Co. Assembling at CUR's Peñarol Works
with parts sent from England.
In addition, two German-built engines and four coaches built by Allan (Rotterdam, 1952) are also preserved.
Click here for narrow-gauge locomotives in Uruguay
Click here for the narrow-gauge collection (at Indare) in Uruguay
Click here for the First Railway in Uruguay
Click here for the Brief History of Locomotive 119 (120)
Click here for Technical Details of Locomotive 119 (120)
Click here for Technical Details of Locomotive 3
Click here for Details of B1 Locomotive 17