ARBED-Belval 0-6-0 Locomotives in Luxemburg

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Carlshutte tuype (Locobase 5024)

[] offers a table of locomotives preserved by the Luxembourg group "Train 1900". This German engine (works # 2614) first went into service in Belval. It was acquired by the Train 1900 group in 1994.

ARBED (AciTries RTunies de Burbach-Eich-Dudelange) was the umbrella acronym for a series of steel works railroads in Luxembourg that were amalgamated in 1911. See [] for details.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

ClassCarlshutte tuype
Locobase ID5024
Number in Class
Road Numbers
Number Built
Valve Gear
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 9.14 / 2.79
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m) 9.14 / 2.79
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)105,822 / 48,000
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)105,822 / 48,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)105,822 / 48,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)924 / 3.50
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 1.70 / 2
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)59 / 29.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)42.50 / 1080
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)188.50 / 13
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)18.11" x 21.26" / 460x540
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)26,287 / 11923.60
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.03
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)16.46 / 1.53
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1054 / 97.96
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1054 / 97.96
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume166.29
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3103
Same as above plus superheater percentage3103
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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