Rinteln Stadthagener 0-8-0 Locomotives in Germany

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 12 (Locobase 4936)

Data from the Hildesheim Peine Kreiseisenbahn (HPKE) website [] (Dec 2001).

he RS ran this 4-coupled tank (works #21273) from 1929-1960. Most of the rest of its career, the engine ran on the metals of the Braunschweig Schoeninger, except for a 2-year stint with the HPKE (1963-1965), where it bore the number 192.

The BSE retired the engine in 1970.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Locobase ID4936
RailroadRinteln Stadthagener
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
Number Built1
BuilderHenschel & Sohn
Valve GearHeusinger
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)14.11 / 4.30
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)14.11 / 4.30
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase1
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)142,589 / 64,677
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)142,589 / 64,677
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)142,589 / 64,677
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1584 / 6
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 2.20 / 2
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)59 / 29.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)47.20 / 1200
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)188.50 / 13
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)21.65" x 21.65" / 550x550
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)34,448 / 15625.37
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.14
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)23.56 / 2.19
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1085 / 100.84
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)399 / 37.08
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1484 / 137.92
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume117.62
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation4441
Same as above plus superheater percentage5640
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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