The reference for locomotives and railcars
South Eastern & Chatham class H
Great Britain | 1904 | 66 produced
No. 263 in April 2018 at Sheffield Park railway station
No. 263 in April 2018 at Sheffield Park railway station
Built1904-1909, 1915
Axle config0-4-4T (Forney) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length32 ft 10 3/4 in
Service weight121,856 lbs
Adhesive weight75,264 lbs
Axle load37,632 lbs
Water capacity1,621 us gal
Fuel capacity3,360 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power600 hp (447 kW)
Optimal speed22 mph
Starting effort17,359 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter66 in
Boiler pressure160 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 18 x 26 in
Grate area16.7 sq ft
Firebox area102.3 sq ft
Tube heating area1,002.8 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,105 sq ft
Total heating area1,105 sq ft
Calculated Values
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last changed: 10 2023

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