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Great Western Railway class 5205
Great Britain | 1923 | 100 produced
No. 5241 in February 1962 at the Swindon works
No. 5241 in February 1962 at the Swindon works
Ben Brooksbank / A GW 2-8-0T at Swindon Works, fresh from repair
Axle config2-8-0T (Consolidation) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase28 ft 9 in
Fixed wheelbase20 ft
Service weight184,120 lbs
Water capacity2,162 us gal
Fuel capacity8,960 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power1,100 hp (820 kW)
Optimal speed21 mph
Starting effort33,173 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter55.5 in
Boiler pressure200 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 19 x 30 in
Grate area20.6 sq ft
Firebox area154.8 sq ft
Tube heating area1,686.2 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,841 sq ft
Superheater area253 sq ft
Total heating area2,094 sq ft
Calculated Values
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last changed: 09 2023

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