Alcaniz -Puebla de Hijar 2-8-0 Locomotives in Spain


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 140-2501 (Locobase 5505)

Data from [], the web site of the Spanish National Railway, as of 21 April 2003. See also Justo Arenillas, "Locomotoras derivadas from las 400 del Norte", Lineas Del Tren (as reproduced on [] viewed 28 April 2003).

Arenillas says that this locomotive was derived from the famous 400-class Consolidations built by the Norte. Principal differences were the lack of a superheater and small drivers. However, RENFE's own data shows a duplicate of the Norte locomotive, including the Belpaire firebox, and thus representing this lone engine after a RENFE update.

Measured from the fire side, the tube heating surface came to 1,828 sq ft (169.8 sq m).

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class140-2501
Locobase ID5505
RailroadAlcaniz -Puebla de Hijar
CountrySpain
Whyte2-8-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers5
Gauge5'6"
Number Built1
BuilderEuskalduna
Year1928
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)17.06 / 5.20
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)39.21 / 11.95
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.44
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)48.28 / 14.71
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)33,951 / 15,400
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)135,342 / 61,390
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)163,230 / 74,040
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)80,469 / 36,500
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)243,699 / 110,540
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)3699 / 14.01
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 6.60 / 6
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)56 / 28
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)61 / 1550
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)171.10 / 11.80
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)24.02" x 25.59" / 610x650
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)35,201 / 15966.92
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.84
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)173 - 1.969" / 50
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)24 - 5.236" / 133
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)16.40 / 5
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)158.23 / 14.70
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)32.83 / 3.05
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)2160 / 200.70
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)502 / 46.65
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)2662 / 247.35
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume160.94
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation5617
Same as above plus superheater percentage6684
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area32,217
Power L19681
Power MT630.79

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