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German Federal Railway class 82
Germany | 1950 | 41 produced
Maschinenfabrik Esslingen

The first new acquisition by the Bundesbahn was a powerful shunting locomotive that should also be able to be used in line service. It was intended to replace the class 87 with the vulnerable Luttermöller drive and ten-coupled Länderbahn tank locomotives. In the new class 82, only the third axle was fixed and two outer axles each were in a Beugniot bogie. This meant that the locomotives could be approved for 70 km/h and were used not only on large marshalling yards but also on steep ramps.

Built1950-1951, 1955
ManufacturerKrupp, Henschel, Esslingen
Axle config0-10-0T (Ten-coupled) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase21 ft 7 13/16 in
Fixed wheelbase0 ft 0 in
Empty weight153,662 lbs
Service weight202,384 lbs
Adhesive weight202,384 lbs
Axle load40,565 lbs
Water capacity2,906 us gal
Fuel capacity8,818 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Indicated power1,274 hp (950 kW)
Optimal speed18 mph
Top speed43 mph
Starting effort45,412 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter55.1 in
Boiler pressure203 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 23 5/8 x 26 in
Grate area25.7 sq ft
Firebox area135.6 sq ft
Tube heating area1,179.8 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,315.5 sq ft
Superheater area558.6 sq ft
Total heating area1,874.1 sq ft
Calculated Values
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last changed: 03/2023

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