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JNR's steam locomotive D62 class

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D62 Aug. 1965 On Shizukuishi river brige (Offered by Yuhei Minato)
D62 is the form that remodeled d52 for corresponding to a light line. The wheel arrangement became 2-8-4. It is the first case in the Japan National Railway. From 1950 to 1951, the remanufacturing by JNR Hamamatsu Works, had produced the 20 cars of this class. These had been used to 1966. I think it is very regrettable that this class is not preserved now.

Data of D62 class
Whell arrangment 2-8-4 Heating Surface(m2) 244.50
Loco. Weight in Working Order(t) 87.93 Loading Capacity of Water(m3) 22.0
Weight on Driving Wheels(t) 59.12 Loading Capacity of Coal(t) 10.0
Tender Weight in Working Order(t) 51.76 Height of Boiler Cube center(mm) 2,550
Max Axle Weight(t) 16.6 Length(mm) 21,105
Diameter of Driving Wheel(mm) 1,400 Height(mm) 3,982
Cylinder Dimensions(mm) 530X660 Length of Locomotive(mm) 12,330
Boiler Pressure(kg/cm2) 16.00 Length of Tender(mm) 8,775
Grate Area(m2) 3.85 Gauge 1,067mm(3'6")

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