Caile Ferate Romane 4-4-0 Locomotives in Romania

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 28-33 (Locobase 1503)

Data from A E Durrant The Steam Locomotives of Eastern Europe (Newton Abbot:David & Charles, 1972). Works numbers were 1477-1482 in 1887,

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Locobase ID1503
RailroadCaile Ferate Romane (CFR)
Number in Class6
Road Numbers28-33
Number Built6
Valve Gear
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)
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)59,359 / 26,925
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)93,632 / 42,471
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)49 / 24.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)74.80 / 1900
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)145 / 10
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)17.32" x 24.02" / 440x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)11,873 / 5385.51
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.00
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)
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation
Same as above plus superheater percentage
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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