Unspecified 0-4-0 Locomotives in Belgium


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 32 (Locobase 7393)

Data from Titre Exposition universelle internationale de 1878 a Paris. Rapports du jury internationale..Volume Groupe VI - Classe 64. Rapport sur le materiel des chemins de fer. p. 55 (cnum.cnam.fr/CGI/fpage.cgi?8XAE277-11.1/54/100/312/0/0 (accessed 1 September 2005) table.

Small industrial tank shown by its builder. Among the narrowest-gauge engines in Locobase.


Class IV (Locobase 6205)

Data from [] (5 July 2004). A tiny tram locomotive with a vertical boiler completely enclosed by a square cab. The frame has buffers on each end. Operated in 2004 by Friends of Belgian Locomotives after decades of service.

Another example -- Cockerill 1625 -- was built in 1890 as a Class V but with identical specifications. In 2004, it was operating on the Middleton Railway. (The railway's website explains that "Having been established by an Act of Parliament in 1758, the Middleton Railway, Leeds, can claim to be the oldest Railway in the world. It also played host to the first commercially successful, revenue earning, steam locomotives which entered service there in 1812.")

A later variant -- the IVR -- had a boiler pressed to 12 bar and different weights, but the same boiler. Luxemburg's Association des MusTe et Tourisme Ferroviaires a.s.b.lwas credited with one of these as well.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class32IV
Locobase ID7393 6205
Railroad
CountryBelgiumBelgium
Whyte0-4-0T0-4-0T
Number in Class11
Road Numbers
Gauge50 cmStd
Number Built11
BuilderMarcinelleCMI
Year18781907
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 2.79 / 0.85 5.91 / 1.80
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m) 2.79 / 0.85 5.91 / 1.80
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase11
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m) 2.79 / 0.85 5.91 / 1.80
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)6945 / 315039,022 / 17,700
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)6945 / 315039,022 / 17,700
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)6945 / 315039,022 / 17,700
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)845 / 3.20
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 0.70 / 1
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)6 / 333 / 16.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)17.70 / 45027.60 / 700
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)130.50 / 9145 / 10
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)5.31" x 7.87" / 135x20011.22" x 12.6" / 285x320
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)1391 / 630.957083 / 3212.80
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.99 5.51
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)45 - 1.575" / 40
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m) 2.62 / 0.80
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)13.45 / 1.25
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 2.58 / 0.2410.76 / 1
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)62 / 5.75269 / 25
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)62 / 5.75269 / 25
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume307.36186.56
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3371560
Same as above plus superheater percentage3371560
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area1755
Power L12467
Power MT1566.25

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