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Home > Steam > 56301

56301 to 56388

  • Axle: 1'E
  • Total quantity: 88
  • First year: 1947/49
  • Manufacturer: Vulcan Foundry (Wilkes Barrie)
  • Often refered as "Skyliners"

Departing from their usual suppliers, TCDD ordered these Decapods in the USA after the war. The 56301 have the largest boiler and the largest firebox of all TCDD steam engines. The 5,37 m2 grate is mechanically stocked again a unique case for TCDD.

Works Numbers

TCDD nbr.Manuf. nbr.
56301-214790-4810
56322-254831-4834
56326-624841-4877
56363-824811-4830
56383-884835-4840

Pictures

56383 Ankara Depot. 19th August 1955

56383 Ankara Depot. 19th August 1955. Photo Alan Swale

56346 Eskişehir  Works. 19th April 1956

56346 in Eskişehir Works. 19th April 1956. Photo Alan Swale

56333 (Vulcan Iron Works 1948/4848), Kayseri 2nd May 1974. Photo Benno Bickel

56333 (Vulcan Iron Works 1948/4848), Kayseri 2nd May 1974. Photo Benno Bickel

56380 leaving Çankırı. 30 March 1974. Photo Robin Lush

56380 leaving Çankırı. 30 March 1974. Photo Robin Lush

56375,Çamlik Museum, August 1996. Photo JP Charrey

56375,Çamlik Museum, August 1996. Photo JP Charrey

56337, Ankara Museum, December 1997. The casing of the domes can be clearly seen. Photo JP Charrey

56337, Ankara Museum, December 1997. The casing of the domes can be clearly seen. Photo JP Charrey

Engine main characteristics

Engine
Engine axle type1'E
Driving wheel dia1450 mm
Front bissel wheel dia914 mm
Number of cylinder2
Cylinder diameter599 mm
Piston stroke711 mm
Boiler pressure17,6 bar
Grate surface5,37 m2
Boiler pipe length5,519 m
Heating surface247,1 m2
Superheating surface81,3 m2
Fixed wheel base length5,106 m
Coupled wheel base length6,808 m
Overall wheel base9,5 m
Weight empty101,9 T
Weight loaded110,6 T
Adhesion weight98,9 T
Load per driving wheel19,8 T
Max speed70 km/h
Tractive effort23,2 T
Power (HP)2350 HP
Tender
Tender axle type2'2'
Tender water capacity30,2 m3
Tender coal capacity12,7 T
Tender weight empty32,7 T
Tender weight loaded75,6 T
Engine + Tender
Loc + tender length21,875 m
Loc + tender weight186,2 T

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