|Senussi Cave Railway|
Train in front of the Senussi Cave
Narrow gauge train above a wadi
at the eastern side of Tobruk harbour
|Line length:||400 yards (366 m)|
|Track gauge:||2 ft (610 mm)|
The Senussi Cave had been reinforced during World War II by Italian troops with a concrete arch. It was captured by British and Australian troops in the summer of 1941 and prepared to be used as a field hospital named "Senussi Hospital" cave. However, eventually it was used as bomb proof stores. Up to 300 t of ammunition and goods could be securely store there.
- 2 diesel locos
- 6 wagons
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Senussi Cave Railway.|
- Australian War Memorial, Nr. 020201: Troops who worked in the "Senussi Hospital" cave.
- Australian War Memorial, Nr. 020387: Explosion during blasting operations on the eastern side of the harbour.
- Australian War Memorial, Nr. 020386: Road leading to a railway line on which runs a small freight train.
- Australian War Memorial, Nr. 020202: The entrance to the "Senussi Hospital" cave.
- Australian War Memorial, Nr. 020390: Small freight train loaded with stores.
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