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British Rail Standard class 4 2-6-0
Great Britain | 1952
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ManufacturerHorwich, Doncaster, Derby
Axle config2-6-0 (Mogul) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length60 ft 0 in
Wheelbase24 ft 1 in
Fixed wheelbase15 ft 4 in
Total wheelbase45 ft 11 in
Service weight132,384 lbs
Adhesive weight113,120 lbs
Total weight226,500 lbs
Axle load37,520 lbs
Water capacity4,203 us gal
Fuel capacity13,440 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power1,100 hp (820 kW)
Optimal speed29 mph
Starting effort24,172 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter63 in
Boiler pressure225 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 17 1/2 x 26 in
Grate area23 sq ft
Firebox area131 sq ft
Tube heating area959 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,090 sq ft
Superheater area231 sq ft
Total heating area1,321 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 03 2024

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