JNR Class C12

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JNR C12
JNR C12 66 20120319.jpg
Preserved C12 66, on the Mooka Railway, March 2012
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Builder
Build date 1932–1947
Total produced 282
Specifications
Configuration 2-6-2T
UIC class 1′C1′ h2t
Gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Driver dia. 1,400 mm (55 18 in)
Length 11,350 mm (37 ft 2 34 in)
Height 3,900 mm (12 ft 9 12 in)
Axle load 10.90 tonnes (10.73 long tons; 12.02 short tons)
Adhesive weight 32.00 tonnes (31.49 long tons; 35.27 short tons)
Loco weight 50.05 tonnes (49.26 long tons; 55.17 short tons)
Fuel capacity 1.50 tonnes (1.48 long tons; 1.65 short tons)
Water cap 5,500 litres (1,200 imp gal; 1,500 US gal)
Firebox:
 • Firegrate area
1.30 m2 (14.0 sq ft)
Boiler:
 • Tube plates 3,200 mm (10 ft 6 in)
 • Small tubes 45 mm (1 34 in), 68 off
 • Large tubes 127 mm (5 in), 16 off
Boiler pressure 14.0 kg/cm2 (1.37 MPa; 199 psi)
Heating surface 53.5 m2 (576 sq ft)
 • Tubes and flues 46.1 m2 (496 sq ft)
 • Firebox 7.4 m2 (80 sq ft)
Superheater:
 • Heating area 19.8 m2 (213 sq ft)
Cylinders Two, outside
Cylinder size 400 by 610 millimetres (15 34 in × 24 in)
Valve gear Walschaerts
Performance figures
Power output 505 PS (371 kW; 498 hp)
Tractive effort 81.356 kN (18,290 lbf)
Career
Operators
Class C12
Numbers C12 1 – C12 282

The Class C12 is a type of 2-6-2T steam locomotive built by the Japanese Government Railways and the Japanese National Railways from 1932 to 1947. A total of 282 Class C12 locomotives were built.

Preserved examples[edit]

A large number of Class C12 locomotives are preserved, as listed below, with some in working order.

Operational[edit]

Static[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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 Sasada, Masahiro (September 2012). 国鉄&JR保存車大全 [JNR & JR Preserved Rolling Stock Complete Guide]. Tokyo, Japan: Ikaros Publications Ltd. pp. 131–132. ISBN 978-4863206175. 
  2. ^ 内子駅前のC12 231の修復工事が完成 [Renovation of C12 231 preserved in front of Uchiko Station complete]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 25 December 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014.