West Galicia 0-6-2 Locomotives in Spain


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class ESPA-A/031-0211 (Locobase 3424)

Data from [], the web site of the Spanish National Railway. Works numbers were 3764-3765 in 1897.

The West Galicia was soon absorbed by the Oeste. The 0211 was retired in 1957, the Calda de Reyes went seven years later in 1964.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Middle Run Media

ClassESPA-A/031-0211
Locobase ID3424
RailroadWest Galicia
CountrySpain
Whyte0-6-2T
Number in Class2
Road Numbers441-442
Gauge5'6"
Number Built2
BuilderKitson & Co
Year1897
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)11.50 / 3.50
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)17.75 / 5.41
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.65
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)17.75 / 5.41
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)29,006 / 13,157
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)86,236 / 39,116
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)111,770 / 50,698
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)111,770 / 50,698
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1199 / 4.54
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 1.70 / 2
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)48 / 24
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)55 / 1397
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)149.40 / 10.30
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)17.01" x 24.02" / 432x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)16,047 / 7278.81
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.37
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)202 - 1.772" / 45
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)10.01 / 3.05
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)100.11 / 9.30
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)20.99 / 1.95
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1027 / 95.45
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1027 / 95.45
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume162.56
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3136
Same as above plus superheater percentage3136
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area14,956
Power L13311
Power MT253.94

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