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KD7 class steam locomotive

KD7 Class
Shanghai railway museum Jul. 2007
The KD7 class is meaning of the 7th locomotives of the consolidation (axis arrangement 2-8-0). The 160 cars of KD7 class was built by Baldwin, ALCO Schenectady and Lima in 1946 and 1947. When the times of Second World War ended, the China railways were received big damage. Therefore, the UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Agency) supplied locomotives to China. And they were used in Shanghai, Hangzhou and other middle China until 1988.

Data of KD7 class
Whell arrengment 2-8-0 Hearting surface(m2) 256.93
Tender weight(t) 26.75 Loading capacity of water(m3) 23.0
Weight on driving wheel(t) 78.24 Loading capacity of coal(t) 10.0
Diameter of driving wheel(mm) 1,520 Cylinder Diamensions(mm) 560 X 710
Boiler pressure(kg/cm2) 15.80 Grate area(m2) 4.10

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