Frank Ross & Co 0-6-0 Locomotives in Mauritius


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 21036)

Data from Quote E.2675 card and photo, W G Bagnall, Ltd, Castle Engine Works, Stafford, archived in Historical Railway Images at [], last accessed 7 July 2022 Works number was 2675 in September 1943.

This six-coupled design

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Classunknown
Locobase ID21036
RailroadFrank Ross & Co
CountryMauritius
Whyte0-6-0T
Number in Class1
Road NumbersE 2675
Gauge80 cm
Number Built1
BuilderWG Bagnall
Year1943
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 4.59 / 1.40
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m) 4.59 / 1.40
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase1
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m) 4.59 / 1.40
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)23,589 / 10,700
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)23,589 / 10,700
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)23,589 / 10,700
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)330 / 1.25
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)13 / 6.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)23.60 / 600
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)175.50 / 12.10
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)8.46" x 12.01" / 215x305
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)5433 / 2464.37
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.34
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)25.83 / 2.40
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 5.38 / 0.50
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)200 / 18.58
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)200 / 18.58
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume255.96
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation944
Same as above plus superheater percentage944
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area4533
Power L12908
Power MT815.34

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