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Victorian Railways class B
Australia | 1861 | 27 produced
A locomotive in 1862 at Ballarat
A locomotive in 1862 at Ballarat
Victorian Railways
Variantas builtrebuilt
General
Built1861-1881
ManufacturerBlack, Hawthorn & Co., Beyer, Peacock & Co., Phoenix Foundry
Axle config2-4-0 (Porter) 
Gauge5 ft 3 in (Irish broad gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase16 ft 9 in
Fixed wheelbase16 ft 9 in
Service weight79,128 lbs
Adhesive weight56,728 lbs
Total weight137,368 lbs
Axle load39,200 lbs
Water capacity2,522 us gal
Fuel capacity8,960 lbs (coal)
Power
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power320 hp (239 kW)
Optimal speed22 mph17 mph
Starting effort9,429 lbf12,148 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter72 in
Boiler pressure130 psi140 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 16 x 24 intwo, 17 1/2 x 24 in
Boiler
Grate area15.3 sq ft
Firebox area113.7 sq ft
Tube heating area901.3 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,015 sq ft
Total heating area1,015 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
passenger
last changed: 09 2023
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