Isle of Wight 0-6-0 Locomotives in Great_Britain

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Bembridge (Locobase 20771)

Data from A R Bennett, "The Isle of Wight Railway and Its Locomotives," The Locomotive Magazine, Vol XXVI (February 1920), pp. 192-195.

This very serviceable saddle tank had a long life on the Isle of Wight, particularly in supporting construction projects.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Middle Run Media

Locobase ID20771
RailroadIsle of Wight
CountryGreat Britain
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
Number Built1
BuilderManning Wardle
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)14.67 / 4.47
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)14.67 / 4.47
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)77,056 / 34,952
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)77,056 / 34,952
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1200 / 4.55
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)36 / 914
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)120 / 8.30
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)13" x 18" / 330x457
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)8619 / 3909.52
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort)
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)127 - 1.75" / 44
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m) 8.42 / 2.57
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)50 / 4.65
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)8 / 0.74
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)540 / 50.17
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)540 / 50.17
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume195.28
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation960
Same as above plus superheater percentage960
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area6000
Power L12057
Power MT

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