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Broad Gauge 740-class 2-8-2 locomotives

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740-class 2-8-2 locomotives

Wheel arrangement:2-8-2 (1′D1′ 2′2′)
Builder:Clyde Engineering
Year:1953
Number built10
Driving wheels diameter:4 ft. 9 in.
Cylinders: - No., diameter & stroke:2 x 22 in. x 28 in.
Valve gear:Walschaert
Boiler pressure:200 lbs.
Tractive effort:40,454 lbs.
Heating surfaces:
tubes:2,400 sq. ft.
superheater:620 sq. ft.
firebox:194 sq. ft.
grate area:47 sq. ft.
Tender capacity:
coal:10 tons
Water6,350 gallons
Roadworthy weights:
engine :93.95 tons
tender71.10 tons
on drivers68.80 tons
engine & tender:165 tons 1 cwt
Maximum axle load:17 tons 17 cwt
Wheelbases:
engine33 ft. 6 in.
rigid15 ft. 6 in.
engine & tender65 ft. 4 in.
Overall length:73 ft. 1½ in.

740

Clyde Engineering built 2-8-2 type broad gauge steam locomotive.

1.3.1952Entered service. Works No.520
16.7.1963Condemned after 220,648 miles
30.10.1963Scrapped

741

Clyde Engineering built 2-8-2 type broad gauge steam locomotive.

30.4.1952Entered service. Works No.521
16.7.1963Condemned after 217,510 miles
22.7.1964Scrapped

742

Clyde Engineering built 2-8-2 type broad gauge steam locomotive.

3.6.1952Entered service. Works No.522
16.7.1963Condemned after 203,639 miles
22.6.1964Scrapped

743

Clyde Engineering built 2-8-2 type broad gauge steam locomotive.

1.9.1952Entered service. Works No.523
16.7.1963Condemned after 190,455 miles
29.11.1963Scrapped

744

Clyde Engineering built 2-8-2 type broad gauge steam locomotive.

3.10.1952Entered service. Works No.524
8.1961Stored.
9.7.1964Condemned after 197,960 miles
24.8.1964Scrapped

745

Clyde Engineering built 2-8-2 type broad gauge steam locomotive.

11.12.1952Entered service. Works No.527
18.1.1962Stored.
16.7.1963Condemned after 186,462 miles
22.7.1964Scrapped

746

Clyde Engineering built 2-8-2 type broad gauge steam locomotive.

13.2.1953Entered service. Works No.528
16.7.1963Condemned after 194,775 miles
5.3.1964Scrapped
-Boiler to SAPFOR Timber Mills.
4.7.1964,Eudunda - Side view of 747

747 -- BT 2

Clyde Engineering built 2-8-2 type broad gauge steam locomotive.

17.3.1953Entered service. Works No.529
4.7.1964Last run.
25.11.1965Condemned after 200,754 miles
30.7.1966Scrapped
-Tender underframe converted to brake tender "BT 2".

748

Clyde Engineering built 2-8-2 type broad gauge steam locomotive.

24.4.1953Entered service. Works No.530
16.7.1963Condemned after 186,516 miles
9.12.1963Scrapped

749

Clyde Engineering built 2-8-2 type broad gauge steam locomotive.

15.10.1953Entered service. Works No.533
11.7.1963Stored.
9.7.1964Condemned after 184,891 miles
22.8.1964Scrapped