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Japanese Government Railways class 9600
North China Transportation Co. Soriko class, China Railway classes KD5 and KD55 and Taiwanese State Railway class DT500
Japan | 1913 | 770 produced
59614 in August 2007 on the factory railway at Otaru Wine Factory, Hokkaido
59614 in August 2007 on the factory railway at Otaru Wine Factory, Hokkaido
ManufacturerKawasaki, Kisha Seizō, Kokura
Axle config2-8-0 (Consolidation) 
Gauge3 ft 6 in (Cape gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length54 ft 4 1/16 in
Fixed wheelbase4570
Total wheelbase14160
Service weight131,880 lbs
Adhesive weight116,095 lbs
Total weight206,396 lbs
Axle load29,013 lbs
Water capacity13,000 us gal
Fuel capacity6,000 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Indicated power858 hp (640 kW)
Optimal speed18 mph
Top speed40 mph
Starting effort29,976 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter49 in
Boiler pressure180 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 20 x 24 in
Grate area25 sq ft
Firebox area108 sq ft
Tube heating area1,306 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,414 sq ft
Superheater area347 sq ft
Total heating area1,761 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 08 2023

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