Components of the Fire Pump

July 2016

Heritage Transport Museum

Heritage Transport Museum
Gurgaon, India

The fire pump consists of long bars called pumping arms located parallel to each other, tub is located upwards, a set of pistons, and wheels for moving it on platform.


  • Title: Components of the Fire Pump
  • Date Created: July 2016
  • Type: Fire Engine
  • Project: Rail-Fire
  • Locomotive: Merryweather Fire Engine: Built by Merryweather & Sons of London, 1890 patent, this manual fire engine displayed at the museum was used at Kurdwadi Railway station Maharashtra State. This was part of Great Indian Peninsular Railway, which is now Central Indian Railway.

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