London & Birmingham 2-4-0 Locomotives in Great_Britain


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 16100)

Data from tracing at []. Works numbers were 254-262 in 1847.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Classunknown
Locobase ID16100
RailroadLondon & Birmingham
CountryGreat Britain
Whyte2-4-0
Number in Class9
Road Numbers
GaugeStd
Number Built9
BuilderTayleur
Year1847
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)12 / 3.66
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)12 / 3.66
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)
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
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)72 / 1829
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)100 / 6.90
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)15" x 22" / 381x559
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)5844 / 2650.80
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort)
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)10.25 / 0.95
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)981 / 91.14
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)981 / 91.14
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume218.02
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1025
Same as above plus superheater percentage1025
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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