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London & North Western DX Goods
Great Britain | 1858 | 943 produced
No. 578 in the original version without a closed cab
No. 578 in the original version without a closed cab
Axle config0-6-0 (Six-coupled) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase15 ft 6 in
Fixed wheelbase15 ft 6 in
Service weight69,440 lbs
Adhesive weight69,440 lbs
Total weight125,440 lbs
Axle load23,520 lbs
Water capacity2,402 us gal
Fuel capacitycoal
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power300 hp (224 kW)
Optimal speed17 mph
Starting effort11,411 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter62 in
Boiler pressure120 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 17 x 24 in
Grate area15 sq ft
Firebox area94.6 sq ft
Tube heating area979.4 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,074 sq ft
Total heating area1,074 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 08 2023

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