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East African Railways and Harbours Corporation


3123 Bavuma


Vulcan Foundry Tribal Class 2-8-4

A lighter version of the Tribals for branch line operation, the 31 class had a smaller boiler and cylinders and a lighter tender. A total of 46 locos were built, deliveries commencing in 1955. They carried the numbers 3101 - 3146.

Leading Dimensions
Boiler Pressure200 lbs/sq.in
Grate Area30 sq.ft
Heating Surface1963 sq.ft
Cylinders17 in x 26 in
Driving Wheel diameter4 ft 0 in
Weight70.2 tons
Tractive Effort26600 lbs
Water Capacity4108 gals
Fuel Capacity1667 gals

 
 

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