Burma Railways 2-6-4 Locomotives in Burma


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class E (Locobase 13914)

Burma Railways locomotive diagrams posted on Flicker by Florian Grupp, last accessed 3 March 2012.

A note on the diagram states that all E class engines were fitted with steel fireboxes.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

ClassE
Locobase ID13914
RailroadBurma Railways
CountryBurma
Whyte2-6-4T
Number in Class7
Road Numbers67-68, 71, 75, 477-479
GaugeMetre
Number Built
Builder
Year
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)10 / 3.05
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)26.08 / 7.95
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.38
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)26.08 / 7.95
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)22,512 / 10,211
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)66,864 / 30,329
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)120,512 / 54,663
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)120,512 / 54,663
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1860 / 7.05
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 3.30 / 3
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)37 / 18.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)43 / 1092
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)180 / 12.40
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)15" x 22" / 381x559
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)17,613 / 7989.13
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.80
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)208 - 1.75" / 44
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m) 9.58 / 2.92
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)100 / 9.29
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)12.91 / 1.20
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1013 / 94.11
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1013 / 94.11
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume225.13
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2324
Same as above plus superheater percentage2324
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area18,000
Power L14338
Power MT429.09

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