Ashington Coal Company 0-6-0 Locomotives in Great_Britain

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 20480)

Data from the Tyne and Wear Archives at [], last accessed 4 November 2018. See also the Durham Mining Museum website at [], last accessed 10 December 2018. Works numbers were 3392-3393.

These two side tanks came to the Ashington in Morpeth only a couple of years before the company registered its peak employment level.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Middle Run Media

Locobase ID20480
RailroadAshington Coal Company
CountryGreat Britain
Number in Class2
Road Numbers
Number Built2
BuilderHawthorn Leslie
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)12.50 / 3.81
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)12.50 / 3.81
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase1
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)12.50 / 3.81
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)101,248 / 45,925
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)101,248 / 45,925
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)101,248 / 45,925
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1200 / 4.55
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)2 / 2
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)56 / 28
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)51 / 1295
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)160 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)17" x 24" / 432x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)18,496 / 8389.65
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.47
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)15.50 / 1.44
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)945 / 87.79
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)945 / 87.79
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume149.88
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2480
Same as above plus superheater percentage2480
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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