South African Railways 0-6-0 Locomotives in South_Africa


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 983)

Ex-Cape Government Railways, withdrawn from service in 1918. Wheel diameter is an estimate..

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Classunknown
Locobase ID983
RailroadSouth African Railways (SAR)
CountrySouth Africa
Whyte0-6-0T
Number in Class
Road Numbers4830
Gauge2'
Number Built
BuilderMaffei
Year1902
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)20,160 / 9144
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)20,160 / 9144
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)20,160 / 9144
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)11 / 5.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)33 / 838
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)160 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)9.9" x 12" / 251x305
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)4847 / 2198.56
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.16
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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