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Southern Railway (UK) West Country and Battle of Britain-classes
Great Britain | 1945 | 110 produced
No. 34070 "Manston" at the "Grand Steam Gala and Vintage Transport Rally" in September 2013 in Swanage
No. 34070 "Manston" at the "Grand Steam Gala and Vintage Transport Rally" in September 2013 in Swanage
Ian Kirk
Variantas builtrebult
ManufacturerBrighton, Eastleigh
Axle config4-6-2 (Pacific) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length67 ft 4 3/4 in
Wheelbase35 ft 7 in
Fixed wheelbase14 ft 9 in
Total wheelbase57 ft 6 in
Empty weight172,000 lbs
Service weight192,630 lbs204,200 lbs
Adhesive weight112,500 lbs
Total weight267,424 lbs
Axle load42,000 lbs
Water capacity5,404 us gal
Fuel capacity11,200 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power2,600 hp (1,939 kW)2,500 hp (1,864 kW)
Optimal speed53 mph57 mph
Starting effort31,046 lbf27,720 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter74 in
Boiler pressure280 psi250 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylindersthree, 16 3/8 x 24 in
Grate area38.3 sq ft
Firebox area253 sq ft
Tube heating area1,869 sq ft
Evaporative heating area2,122 sq ft
Superheater area545 sq ft
Total heating area2,667 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 01 2024

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