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Kenya Uganda Railway


87 Karamoja


Beyer-Garratt EC3 4-8-4+4-8-4 (EAR 5711)

These locos were ordered before the outbreak of World War 2 but delivery did not take place until 1940. The 12 members of the class were named after administrative districts of Kenya and Uganda. Originally numbered 77 - 88 they became EAR 5701 - 5712. Karamoja was withdrawn from Mombasa in 1973.

Leading Dimensions
Boiler Pressure220 lbs/sq.in
Grate Area48.5 sq.ft
Heating Surface2561 sq.ft
Cylinders16 in x 26 in
Driving Wheel diameter4 ft 6 in
Weight186.2 tons
Tractive Effort47200 lbs
Water Capacity6000 gals
Fuel Capacity2375 gals

 
 

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