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JNR's steam locomotive C55 class

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C55 Mar.1974 Miyakonojo Station Nippo main line
From 1935 to 1937, the manufacturing industries, Kisha-Seizo, Kawasaki, Hitachi, and Mitsubishi, had produced the 62 cars of this class. The steam locomotives of the same class were used at Taiwan CT250 class too. These had been used to 1975. Then now the 4 cars are kept everywhere.

Data of C55 class
Whell arrangement 4-6-2 Heating Surface(m2) 127.4
Loco. Weight in Working Order(t) 66.04 Loading Capacity of Water(m3) 17.0
Tender Weight in Working Order(t) 47.18 Loading Capacity of Coal(t) 12.0
Max Axle Weight(t) 13.62 Height of Boiler Cube center(mm) 2,400
Diameter of Driving Wheel(mm) 1750 Length(mm) 20,380
Cylinder Dimensions(mm) 510X660 Height(mm) 3,945
Boiler Pressure(kg/cm2) 14.00 Length of Locomotive(mm) 13,060
Grate Area(m2) 2.53 Length of Tender(mm) 7,320
Gauge 1,067mm(3'6")

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