This vauclain 4 cylinder compound Pacific locomotive was built in 1950 by Frichs. Originally this type of locomotive ran for the Swedish State Railways, then after electrification in 1937 the locomotives were sold to Danish State Railways (DSB) as Class E. It is currently being carefully restored by the International Railway Preservation Society.

 

Specifications

Weight: 79tons (empty)

Weight: 88.4tons (working order)

Weight: 55.2 (tender)

Water: 5500gall.

Coal: 6.5tons

Max Speed: 62.65mph

Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2

For the latest news on this restoration project have a look at the IRPS website.


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