Elso Magyar Gcsorszgi Vast 2-4-0 Locomotives in Hungary


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 27 / IIp / 241 (Locobase 11206)

Data from [], last accessed 13 April 2010.

These were MEGV locomotives only briefly before being taken into the MAV in 1891 and being renumered.

After World War One, the trio were given to the new Yugoslavian State Railway, but were withdrawn by 1920.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class27 / IIp / 241
Locobase ID11206
RailroadElso Magyar Gcsorszgi Vast (MEGV) / M-V
CountryHungary
Whyte2-4-0
Number in Class3
Road Numbers27-29 / 1002-1004 / 1261-1263
GaugeStd
Number Built3
BuilderMAV
Year1886
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)14.11 / 4.30
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)56,063 / 25,430
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)84,724 / 38,430
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)47 / 23.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)63 / 1600
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)174 / 12
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)16.54" x 24.8" / 420x630
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)15,928 / 7224.83
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.52
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)12.80 / 3.90
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)91.46 / 8.50
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)20.44 / 1.90
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1076 / 100
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1076 / 100
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume174.47
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3557
Same as above plus superheater percentage3557
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area15,914
Power L14542
Power MT357.22

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