JNR Class C56

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Class C56
C56 160
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Builder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Hitachi, Nippon Sharyo, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Rolling Stock Company, Kisha Seizō
Build date 1935-1942
Configuration 2-6-0 Mogul
Gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in), SE-Asia-Version (State Railway of Thailand, also Malaysia) 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in)
Driver diameter 1,400 mm
Length 14,325 mm
Locomotive and tender
combined weight
65.53 t
Performance figures
Tractive effort 8,290 kg

The Class C56 is a type of 2-6-0 steam locomotive built by the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) from 1935 to 1942, and later operated by Japanese National Railways (JNR). A total of 165 Class C56 locomotives were built.

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