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Soviet Railways series М
Soviet Union | 1926 | 100 produced
M 160-01 on an illustration from a 1927 magazine
M 160-01 on an illustration from a 1927 magazine
Variantas builtrebuilt two-cylinder
ManufacturerPutilow, Lugansk
Axle config4-8-0 (Twelve-wheeler) 
Gauge4 ft 11 13/16 in (Russian broad gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase35 ft 0 1/2 in
Fixed wheelbase19 ft 4 5/16 in
Total wheelbase64 ft 5 5/8 in
Service weight219,415 lbs
Adhesive weight159,835 lbs
Total weight355,936 lbs
Axle load40,124 lbs
Water capacity7,133 us gal
Fuel capacity17,637 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power2,012 hp (1,500 kW)2,280 hp (1,700 kW)
Optimal speed29 mph44 mph
Top speed56 mph
Starting effort44,730 lbf33,269 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter66.9 in
Boiler pressure188 psi210 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylindersthree, 21 1/4 x 27 9/16 intwo, 21 1/4 x 27 9/16 in
Grate area64.6 sq ft
Firebox area198.6 sq ft
Tube heating area2,596 sq ft
Evaporative heating area2,794.6 sq ft
Superheater area1,029.6 sq ft
Total heating area3,824.2 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 09 2023

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