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La Class
CLASS  La    4-4-0 T
(ex Midland Railway Co.)


Introduced: 1893 Number in Class: 5

La Class Register





Locomotive Specifications

Builders:
  1.  Nasmyth, Wilson & Co. Ltd., Manchester, England (5)
  2.  Rebuilt by NZR

Engine Weight:    
26.6 tons
Tender Weight:     Total Weight:    26.6 tons Adhesive Weight:    
17.8 tons
Length over Buffers:    
26' 2"
Total Wheelbase:    17' 2" Engine Wheelbase:    17' 2" Coupled Wheelbase:    
7' 0"
Tender Wheelbase:     Driver Wheel Dia.:    42" Cylinders HP:    
Two - 12" x 18"
Cylinders LP:    
Grate Area:    10.7 sq ft Evaporative Area:    
585 sq ft
Superheated Area:     Working Pressure:    
160 psig
Tractive Effort:    
7853 lbs f
Coal Capacity:    0.9 tons Oil Capacity:     Water Capacity:    650

Remarks:     Five of this class were originally built for the New Zealand Midland Railway and taken over by the NZR in 1900. Refer to 'L' class for additional information.