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New Zealand Railways class Q (1901)
New Zealand | 1901 | 13 produced
Q 345 together with a group of employees of the NZR
Q 345 together with a group of employees of the NZR
Albert Percy Godber / Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library
General
Built1901
ManufacturerBaldwin
Axle config4-6-2 (Pacific) 
Gauge3 ft 6 in (Cape gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length55 ft 4 3/16 in
Wheelbase26 ft 3 in
Fixed wheelbase9 ft 2 in
Service weight107,520 lbs
Adhesive weight68,768 lbs
Total weight161,520 lbs
Axle load23,500 lbs
Water capacity2,042 us gal
Fuel capacity11,200 lbs (coal)
Power
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power1,000 hp (746 kW)
Optimal speed33 mph
Starting effort19,540 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter49 in
Boiler pressure200 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 16 x 22 in
Boiler
Grate area40 sq ft
Firebox area105.2 sq ft
Tube heating area1,567.8 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,673 sq ft
Total heating area1,673 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
passenger
last changed: 10 2023
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