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SL7 (SMR PASHI-7) steam locomotive

SL7
Sujiatun Depot May 1981
Pashina (or PASHI-7) is the meaning of 7th locomotive of 4-6-2 class in SMR. He was used for the limited express passenger train named "Asia" in SMR. He built of 12 cars by Kawasaki and SMR Shahekou works in 1934. He has streamline body and 2 meters of driving wheels. It is the strongest steam locomotive that Japan built before the WWII. After the China revolution, China was covered with the curtain of bamboo. Therefore the news of this locomotive was indistinct. A man saw that this locomotive is still working in the 1970's. In the 1980's this locomotive was reported in Japanese newspaper. It became a big topic. Now, he is preserved in the steam locomotives museum of Sujiatun. But, the condition is very badly. I think that is very sad case, but he will be going to collapses really.

Data of SL7 (PASHI-7)
Whell arrengment 4-6-2 Hearting surface(m2) 379.64
Loco. weight in working order(t) 119.20 Loading capacity of water(m3) 37.0
Tender weight in working order(t) 84.11 Loading capacity of coal(t) 12.0
Max axle weight 23.00 Hight of boiler cube center(mm) 3,150
Diameter of driving wheel(mm) 2000 Length(mm) 25,675
Cylinder Diamensions(mm) 610 X 710 Hight(mm) 4,648
Boiler pressure(kg/cm2) 15.50 Length of locomotive(mm) 15,510
Grate area(m2) 6.25 Length of tender(mm) 10,165

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