JNR Class C58

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Class C58
JNR C58 363.jpg
C58 363 operated by the Chichibu Railway
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Builder Kawasaki Heavy Industries Rolling Stock Company, Kisha Seizō
Build date 1938–1947
Specifications
Configuration 2-6-2 Prairie
Gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Driver diameter 1,520 mm (5 ft 0 in)
Length 18,275 mm (59 ft 11.5 in)
Locomotive and tender
combined weight
100.20 t
Performance figures
Tractive effort 12,570 kgf (123,300 N; 27,700 lbf)

The Class C58 is a 2-6-2 wheel arrangement steam locomotive type built by the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) and Japanese National Railways (JNR) from 1938 to 1947.[1] A total of 427 Class C58 locomotives were built.[1] Two members of the class are preserved in working order.

Preserved examples[edit]

Operational[edit]

Static[edit]

C58 36, April 2007
C58 114, July 2009
C58 275, March 2004
C58 333, October 2012
C58 390, August 2005


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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Inoue, Kōichi (1999). 国鉄機関車辞典 [JNR Locomotive Encyclopedia]. Japan: Sankaido. p. 42-43. ISBN 4-381-10338-6. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw Sasada, Masahiro (September 2012). 国鉄&JR保存車大全 [JNR & JR Preserved Rolling Stock Complete Guide]. Tokyo, Japan: Ikaros Publications Ltd. p. 133. ISBN 978-4863206175. 
  3. ^ 東北でSLが復活します!~SL銀河鉄道(仮称)~ [Steam to return to the Northeast!] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 12 October 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  4. ^ 東北で復活するSLによる新しい列車「SL銀河」 [New "SL Ginga" train using erstored steam locomotive in Tohoku] (pdf). News release (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 6 November 2013. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "“SL銀河”が営業運転を開始" ["SL Ginga" enters revenue service]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 14 April 2014. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 

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