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5637 STEAM
LOCOMOTIVE GROUP

 
 

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Photo: Peter Todd
5637 at the East Somerset Railway 5th June 2010

Gauge

4 ft 812 in 

Flue tubes

6 x 518 in dia.

Driving wheel

4 ft 712 in dia.

Superheater tubes

36 x 1 in dia.

Trailing wheel

3 ft 8 in dia.

Superheater heating surfaces

82.2 sq ft

Overall length

37ft 6in

Area of firegrate

20.35 sq ft

Coal capacity

3 tons 15 cwt

Firebox heating surface

121.8 sq ft

Water capacity

1,900 imp gal

Cylinders

Two, inside

Boiler type

Number 2

Cylinder size

18 in dia.  26 in stroke

Boiler length

11 ft 0 in

Valve gear

Stephensons

Boiler minimum size

4 ft 518 in dia.

Valve type

Piston valves

Boiler maximum size

5 ft 012 in dia.

Tractive effort

25,800 lbf

Boiler tubes

218 x 158 in dia.

Power classification

GWR: D
BR: 5MT

Boiler tube heating surfaces

1,144.94 sq ft

Working weight

68 tons 12 cwt

Boiler pressure

200 psi

Route availability

'Red'

 

Configuration

0-6-2T

This indicates 5637 is a tank engine with no leading wheels, six driving wheels and two trailing wheels

 

 

UIC classification

C1ht

This indicates 5637 is a superheated tank engine with no leading axle three driving axles and one trailing axle

 

 

 
 

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