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Alsace-Lorraine T 17
originally D33 and French State Railway 1-232 TB 301 to 366
Germany | 1905 | 66 produced
Die Lokomotive, June 1907

In order to be able to haul heavy passenger trains with a maximum axle load of 14 tonnes on branch lines, a tank locomotive with seven axles was required. Thus, the Reichseisenbahnen ordered a total of 66 locomotives from Grafenstaden in several batches with the 4-6-4T wheel arrangement and de Glehn four-cylinder compound engine. Although the locomotives briefly delivered almost 1,000 hp, they quickly reached their limits due to the low adhesive weight. After the Second World War, most of these locomotives were in Germany. Most of these came back to the SNCF and were retired by 1954. The Luxembourg CFL had also received some in the meantime.

Axle config4-6-4T (Hudson) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length44 ft 6 7/16 in
Wheelbase34 ft 1 7/16 in
Fixed wheelbase11 ft 5 13/16 in
Service weight189,156 lbs
Adhesive weight92,594 lbs
Axle load30,865 lbs
Water capacity2,562 us gal
Fuel capacity11,023 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Indicated power720 hp (537 kW)
Optimal speed27 mph
Top speed56 mph
Starting effort17,166 lbf
with start valve20,599 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter65 in
Boiler pressure203 psi
Expansion typecompound
Cylindersfour, HP: 13 3/8 x 25 3/16 in
and LP: 21 1/4 x 25 3/16 in
Grate area21.1 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,328.3 sq ft
Total heating area1,328.3 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
tank locomotive
De Glehn compound
last changed: 07/2023

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