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London & North Western class A
Great Britain | 1893 | 111 produced
Axle config0-8-0 (Eight-coupled) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase17 ft 3 in
Fixed wheelbase17 ft 3 in
Service weight112,000 lbs
Adhesive weight112,000 lbs
Axle load32,256 lbs
Fuel capacitycoal
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power700 hp (522 kW)
Optimal speed22 mph
Starting effort20,208 lbf
with start valve24,250 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter53 in
Boiler pressure175 psi
Expansion typecompound
Cylindersthree, HP: 15 x 24 in
and LP: 30 x 24 in
Grate area20.5 sq ft
Firebox area115 sq ft
Tube heating area1,490 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,605 sq ft
Total heating area1,605 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 03 2024

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