- Oldenburg G 7
Oldenburg G 7
DRG Class 55.62
Wheel arrangement: 0-8-0 Axle arrangement: D n2v Service weight: 58.6 t Adhesive weight: 58.6 t Top speed: 45 km/h Driving wheel diameter: 1,350 mm Cylinder bore: 500/750 mm Piston stroke: 660 mm Boiler Overpressure: 12 bar Grate area: 2.23 m² Evaporative heating area: 180.10 m²
The Oldenburg G 7 steam locomotive was a German 0-8-0 locomotive produced for the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg State Railways (Großherzoglich Oldenburgische Eisenbahn). It was an eight-coupled engine, intended for heavy goods train duties, and was based on the Prussian G 7. It had a 1,660 mm diameter boiler located 2,820 mm above the top of the rails in the plate frame, and was equipped with a single Walschaerts valve gear as well as a Lentz valve gear. Thirteen were taken over by the Deutsche Reichsbahn, grouped into DRG Class 55.62 and given numbers 55 6201–55 6213.
Spielhoff, Lothar, Länderbahn-Dampf-Lokomotiven. Band 1: Preußen, Mecklenburg, Oldenburg, Sachsen und Elsaß-Lothringen, Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, Stuttgart, 1990, ISBN 3-440-06145-0
- There is a relevant English-language forum at Railways of Germany
Classes of Oldenburg locomotive Early locomotivesOldenburg Nos. 45 and 46 · Oldenburg G 1 · Oldenburg P 3.2 Passenger and express train locomotives Goods train locomotivesOldenburg G 4.2 · Oldenburg G 7 · Oldenburg G 8.2 Tank locomotives Narrow gauge locomotives and railbusesOldenburg B · Oldenburg railbusCategories:
- 0-8-0 locomotives
- Grand Duchy of Oldenburg State Railways locomotives
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