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0-2-4

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 0-2-4 represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, two powered driving wheels on one axle, and four trailing wheels on two axles.

History

This is a most unusual wheel arrangement, with the only known examples being three locomotives supplied to the 4ft 6in Dundee and Newtyle Railway by J & C Carmichael of Dundee in 1833.[1] These were still in operation in 1847, but may have been scrapped in 1849 when the line was converted to the standard gauge.

References

  1. ^ Bertram Baxter, British Locomotive Catalogue 1825-1923, Moorland Publishing, 1977, p.20.
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