Caile Ferate Romane 0-6-0 Locomotives in Romania


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 46-65 (Locobase 1504)

Data from A E Durrant, Locomotives of Eastern Europe (New York: Augustus M Kelley, Publishers, 1966), pp 45, 49. Works numbers were 6230-6239 1911, 6639-6648 in 1912.


Class 688-743 (Locobase 1505)

Data from A[nthony] E[dward] Durrant, Locomotives of Eastern Europe (New York: Augustus M Kelley, Publishers, 1966), pp 44, 49; with data double-checked on the First Romanian railway club [] -- visited 14 Jan 2004--link no longer active).

These were typical all-adhesion goods locomotives suitable for relatively light or local traffic.


Class Ferrum (Locobase 4781)

One of a series of Polish industrial locomotives built after World War II. Rated at 400 hp, it reached 40 kmh (25 mph).

Data from Phillipe Quiot on the website [] . These are part of the export production of this class. Quiot could find nothing more about this small batch.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class46-65688-743Ferrum
Locobase ID1504 1505 4781
RailroadCaile Ferate Romane (CFR)Caile Ferate Romane (CFR)Caile Ferate Romane (CFR)
CountryRomaniaRomaniaRomania
Whyte0-6-0T0-6-00-6-0T
Number in Class20553
Road Numbers46-65688-743
GaugeStdStdStd
Number Built20553
BuilderHanomagChrzanow
Year191118991947
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)11.15 / 3.40
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)11.15 / 3.40
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase1
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)33,152 / 15,038
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)105,728 / 47,95799,456 / 45,113
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)105,728 / 47,95799,456 / 45,113
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)105,728 / 47,95799,456 / 45,113
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1320 / 5
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 2.80 / 3
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)59 / 29.5055 / 27.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)44.90 / 114052.40 / 133145.30 / 1151
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)188.50 / 13174 / 12188.50 / 13
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)17.1" x 21.7" / 434x55116.9" x 24.8" / 429x63018.11" x 21.26" / 460x540
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)22,643 / 10270.7019,992 / 9068.2324,662 / 11186.51
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.67 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)17.20 / 1.6017.60 / 1.6418.29 / 1.70
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)950 / 88.291358 / 126.211076 / 100
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)950 / 88.291358 / 126.211076 / 100
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume164.70210.91169.76
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation324230623448
Same as above plus superheater percentage324230623448
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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