Belgian State 0-4-4 Locomotives in Belgium

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 7419)

Data from Titre Exposition universelle internationale de 1889 a Paris. Rapports du jury internationale. Auteur - Volume France. Ministere du Commerce, de l'industrie. Picard, Alfred, ed. Volume Groupe VI - -Outillage et precedes des industries mecaniques. Electricite (5e partie) Classes 60 a 63. Rapport sur le materiel des chemins de fer. tables beginning on p. 183 ([] (accessed 1 September 2005)

This is described as a steam "voiture" or auto-train. The engine and railcar formed an integral machine with the engine leading.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Locobase ID7419
RailroadBelgian State
Number in Class
Road Numbers
Number Built
BuilderLa Metallurgique
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)31.69 / 9.66
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)39,573 / 17,950
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)63,515 / 28,810
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)63,515 / 28,810
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)475 / 1.80
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 0.60 / 1
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)33 / 16.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)38.60 / 980
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)188.50 / 13
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)7.87" x 13.78" / 200x350
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)3543 / 1607.08
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort)11.17
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)150 - 1.575" / 40
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m) 4.40 / 1.34
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)44.44 / 4.13
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)11.62 / 1.08
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)284 / 26.37
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)284 / 26.37
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume366.05
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2190
Same as above plus superheater percentage2190
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area8377
Power L17912
Power MT881.56

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