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Home > Steam > 56201

56201 to 56202

  • Axle: 1'E
  • Total quantity: 2
  • First year: 1961
  • Manufacturer: TCDD

T56201 "Black Wolf" from Eski┼čehir workshop, T56202 "Grey Wolf" from Sivas workshop,

These units are actually the third continuation of the 56001. They are of the same design as the latest batch built by the Czech. They were fully built and assembled in Turkey thus demonstrating that Turkey had acquired the capability to manufacture large and modern steam engines. They are the last two steam engines to be delivered to TCDD and perhaps the last two manufactured in Europe.

In 1961, steam was already an obsolete technology: GE U18 diesel had started to arrive on TCDD's rail.

Engine main characteristics

Engine
Engine axle type1'E
Driving wheel dia1450 mm
Front bissel wheel dia850 mm
Number of cylinder2
Cylinder diameter650 mm
Piston stroke660 mm
Boiler pressure16 bar
Grate surface4,2 m2
Boiler pipe length6 m
Heating surface223,3 m2
Superheating surface105,8 m2
Fixed wheel base length3,8 m
Coupled wheel base length7,6 m
Overall wheel base10,3 m
Weight empty97 T
Weight loaded106,5 T
Adhesion weight92,5 T
Load per driving wheel18,5 T
Max speed70 km/h
Tractive effort23,1 T
Power (HP)1915 HP
Tender
Tender axle type2'2'
Tender water capacity29 m3
Tender coal capacity11 T
Tender weight empty20 T
Tender weight loaded60 T
Engine + Tender
Loc + tender length22,85 m
Loc + tender weight166,5 T

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