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French Western Railway No. 2701 to 2820 and French State Railway (État) No. 501 to 620
French State Railway 230 C 501 to 620
France | 1901 | 120 produced
Maurice Demoulin, „La Locomotive Actuelle: Etude Générale sur les locomotives à grande puissance”
ManufacturerSotteville, Fives-Lille, SFCM, Borsig, Henschel, Bâtignolles-Châtillon
Axle config4-6-0 (Ten-wheeler) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length loco35 ft 6 3/16 in
Wheelbase26 ft 11 5/8 in
Fixed wheelbase14 ft 1 5/16 in
Empty weight130,073 lbs
Service weight143,300 lbs
Adhesive weight101,413 lbs
Total weight227,076 lbs
Axle load33,951 lbs
Water capacity4,755 us gal
Fuel capacity11,023 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power1,073 hp (800 kW)
Optimal speed41 mph
Top speed68 mph
Starting effort16,494 lbf
with start valve19,793 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter76.4 in
Boiler pressure218 psi
Expansion typecompound
Cylindersfour, HP: 13 3/4 x 25 3/16 in
and LP: 21 5/8 x 25 3/16 in
Grate area26.4 sq ft
Evaporative heating area2,174.3 sq ft
Total heating area2,174.3 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
SchnellzugDe Glehn Verbund
last changed: 10 2023

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