Sur de Espana 2-8-0 Locomotives in Spain


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 140-2053 (Locobase 3370)

Data from [], the web site of the Spanish National Railway and from ASAFAL's website [].

Belpaire firebox on a relatively small Consolidation design. This group soon moved into the Andaluces fold and later operated for the RENFE.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class140-2053
Locobase ID3370
RailroadSur de Espana
CountrySpain
Whyte2-8-0
Number in Class15
Road Numbers4105-4119/140-2053 a 140-2067
Gauge5'6"
Number Built15
BuilderBabcock & Wilcox
Year1928
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)15.37 / 4.68
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)24.08 / 7.34
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.64
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)41.96 / 12.79
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)28,660 / 13,000
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)116,073 / 52,650
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)134,482 / 61,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)57,651 / 26,150
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)192,133 / 87,150
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)2600 / 9.85
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 4.40 / 4
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)48 / 24
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)51.60 / 1311
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)170.70 / 11.80
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)19.69" x 26" / 500x660
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)28,344 / 12856.64
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.10
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)108 - 1.97" / 50
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)21 - 5.25" / 133
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)12.18 / 3.71
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)120.51 / 11.20
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)24.96 / 2.32
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1143 / 106.23
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)309 / 28.72
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1452 / 134.95
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume124.74
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation4261
Same as above plus superheater percentage5155
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area24,891
Power L17252
Power MT550.96

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