2-4-4-0

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In the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotive wheel arrangement, a 2-4-4-0 is a locomotive with two leading truck, two sets of four driving wheels, and no trailing truck. Examples of this type were constructed as Mallet locomotives.

Examples[edit]

The Chemins de Fer Departmentaux Vivarais and the Chemins de Fer Departmentaux Lozère each possessed 2-4-4-0 Mallet locomotives. The Société Alsacienne de Constructions Mécaniques built three for the Vivarais system in 1908 and two for the Lozère system in 1909.[1]

Equivalent classifications[edit]

Other equivalent classifications are:

The UIC classification is 1B'B.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Organ, John (2000). "Chapter 3, p3 (unnumbered)". Southern France Narrow Gauge. Midhurst: Middleton Press. ISBN 1-901706-47-8.