Corringham Light Railway 0-4-2 Locomotives in Great_Britain

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Kynite (Locobase 10505)

Data from "The Corringham Light Ry," The Locomotive Magazine, Vol XI (15 June 1905), p. 97.

South Essex's first railway built under the 1892 Light Railways Act was this 2 3/4-mile line that served the large Thames explosives and ammunitions works at Hole Haven. Many of its locomotives were named after explosives.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Middle Run Media

Locobase ID10505
RailroadCorringham Light Railway
CountryGreat Britain
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
Number Built1
BuilderKerr, Stuart & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)11.50 / 3.51
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)35,840 / 16,257
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)35,840 / 16,257
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)35,840 / 16,257
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)30 / 15
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)27 / 686
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)160 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)9.5" x 15" / 241x381
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)6819 / 3093.05
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.26
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)42.50 / 3.95
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 6.50 / 0.60
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)314 / 29.18
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)314 / 29.18
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume255.16
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1040
Same as above plus superheater percentage1040
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area6800
Power L13080
Power MT378.92

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