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Midland & South Western Junction No 5 to 7
Great Britain | 1882 | 3 produced
Locomotive Magazine, May 1900

Starting in 1882, this Joint Railway operated three tank locomotives with a 2-4-0T wheel arrangement for use in front of passenger trains. These were a standard Beyer, Peacock & Co. design with five and a half foot diameter driving wheels. Number 6 is recorded as later being sold to the Wight Central Railway. In 1884, a slightly larger machine from the same manufacturer followed, bearing the number 8.

General
Built1882
ManufacturerBeyer, Peacock & Co.
Axle config2-4-0T (Porter) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase14 ft 6 in
Fixed wheelbase7 ft 2 in
Service weight79,016 lbs
Adhesive weight60,480 lbs
Axle load32,480 lbs
Water capacity901 us gal
Fuel capacity2,464 lbs (coal)
Power
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power300 hp (224 kW)
Optimal speed17 mph
Starting effort11,078 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter66 in
Boiler pressure140 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 16 x 24 in
Boiler
Grate area14.8 sq ft
Firebox area72.4 sq ft
Tube heating area880 sq ft
Evaporative heating area952.4 sq ft
Total heating area952.4 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
passenger
tank locomotive
last changed: 03/2023
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