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0-6-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles, and two trailing wheels on one axle. [1]

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Alfred John Hill

Alfred John Hill (1862–1927) was Chief Mechanical Engineer at the Stratford Works of the Great Eastern Railway from 1912 to 1922.

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Arnold Jung Lokomotivfabrik

The Arnold Jung Lokomotivfabrik (Arnold Jung Locomotive Works) was a locomotive manufacturer, in particular of Feldbahn locomotives, in Kirchen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

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Branch line

A branch line is a secondary railway line which branches off a more important through route, usually a main line.

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Driving wheel

On a steam locomotive, a driving wheel is a powered wheel which is driven by the locomotive's pistons (or turbine, in the case of a steam turbine locomotive).

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Firebox (steam engine)

In a steam engine, the firebox is the area where the fuel is burned, producing heat to boil the water in the boiler.

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Francis Webb (engineer)

Francis William Webb (21 May 1836–4 June 1906) was a British engineer responsible for the design and manufacture of locomotives for the London and North Western Railway (LNWR).

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French locomotive classification

Under the French classification system for locomotive wheel arrangements, the system is slightly different for steam and electric/diesel vehicles.

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GER Class L77

The GER Class L77, LNER Class N7, is a class of 0-6-2T steam locomotives.

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German South-West Africa

German South-West Africa (Deutsch-Südwestafrika, DSWA) was a colony of the German Empire from 1884 until 1915.

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GNR Class N2

The Great Northern Railway (GNR) Class N2 is an 0-6-2T side tank steam locomotive designed by Nigel Gresley and introduced in 1920.

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Great Eastern Railway

The Great Eastern Railway (GER) was a pre-grouping British railway company, whose main line linked London Liverpool Street to Norwich and which had other lines through East Anglia.

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Great Northern Railway (Great Britain)

The Great Northern Railway (GNR) was a British railway company established by the Great Northern Railway Act of 1846.

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Great Western Railway

The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the midlands, the south-west and west of England and most of Wales.

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Haapamäki

Haapamäki is a village in the municipality of Keuruu, Finland.

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Henschel & Son

Henschel & Son (Henschel und Sohn) was a German company, located in Kassel, best known during the 20th century as a maker of transportation equipment, including locomotives, trucks, buses and trolleybuses, and armoured fighting vehicles and weapons.

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Joensuu

Joensuu (lit. "mouth of the river") is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland.

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Jyväskylä

Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland.

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Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway

The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (L&YR) was a major British railway company before the 1923 Grouping.

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LB&SCR E3 class

The London, Brighton and South Coast Railway E3 Class were 0-6-2T side tank steam locomotives.

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LB&SCR E4 class

The London, Brighton and South Coast Railway E4 Class is a class of 0-6-2T side tank steam locomotive designed by Robert Billinton.

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LB&SCR E5 class

The London, Brighton and South Coast Railway E5 Class was a class of 0-6-2T side tank steam locomotive designed by Robert Billinton.

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Leading wheel

The leading wheel or leading axle or pilot wheel of a steam locomotive is an unpowered wheel or axle located in front of the driving wheels.

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LNWR Webb Coal Tank

The London and North Western Railway (LNWR) Webb Coal Tank is a class of 0-6-2T steam locomotive.

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London and North Eastern Railway

The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was the second largest of the "Big Four" railway companies created by the Railways Act 1921 in Britain.

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London and North Western Railway

The London and North Western Railway (LNWR, L&NWR) was a British railway company between 1846 and 1922.

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London, Brighton and South Coast Railway

The London, Brighton and South Coast Railway (LB&SCR; known also as "the Brighton line", "the Brighton Railway" or the Brighton) was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1846 to 1922.

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Namaqualand 0-6-2 Clara Class

The Cape Copper Company 0-6-2 Clara Class of 1890 is a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.

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Namaqualand 0-6-2 Scotia Class

The Cape Copper Company 0-6-2 Scotia Class of 1900 is a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.

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Namaqualand Railway

The Namaqualand Railway was a narrow gauge railway operating between Port Nolloth and O'okiep in the Namaqualand region of the former Cape Colony in South Africa, and was built to provide an outlet for the copper mines of the region.

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Namibia

Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia (German:; Republiek van Namibië), and formerly German South-West Africa and then South West Africa, is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.

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Netherlands-South African Railway Company

The Netherlands-South African Railway Company (Nederlandsche-Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorwegmaatschappij) or NZASM was established in August 1884 in the Transvaal, and funded by Dutch, German and Transvaal capitalists.

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Nigel Gresley

Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley (19 June 1876 – 5 April 1941) was one of Britain's most famous steam locomotive engineers, who rose to become Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER).

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NZASM 40 Tonner 0-6-2T

The Nederlandsche-Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij 40 Tonner 0-6-2T of 1892 is a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Transvaal.

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Okiep

Okiep is a small town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, and was in the 1870s ranked as having the richest copper mine in the world.

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Otavi Mining and Railway Company

The Otavi Mining and Railway Company (Otavi Minen- und Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft or OMEG) was a railway and mining company in German South-West Africa (today's Namibia).

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Port Nolloth

Port Nolloth is a town and small domestic seaport in the Namaqualand region on the northwestern coast of South Africa, northwest of Springbok.

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R. J. Billinton

Robert John Billinton (5 April 1844 – 7 November 1904) was the Locomotive, Carriage, Wagon and Marine Superintendent of the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway from 1890 until his death.

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South African Republic

The South African Republic (Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.

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South West African Class Ha

The South West African Class Ha 0-6-2T of 1904 is a steam locomotive from the Deutsch-Südwest-Afrika era.

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South West African Class Hb

The South West African Class Hb 0-6-2T of 1905 is a narrow gauge steam locomotive from the Deutsch-Südwest-Afrika era.

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Steam locomotive

A steam locomotive is a railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.

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Swiss locomotive and railcar classification

For more than a century, the Swiss locomotive, multiple unit, motor coach and railcar classification system, in either its original or updated forms, has been used to name and classify the rolling stock operated on the railways of Switzerland.

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Switcher

A switcher or shunter (Great Britain: shunter; Australia: shunter or yard pilot; USA: switcher or switch engine, except Pennsylvania Railroad: shifter) is a small railroad locomotive intended not for moving trains over long distances but rather for assembling trains ready for a road locomotive to take over, disassembling a train that has been brought in, and generally moving railroad cars around – a process usually known as ''switching'' (USA) or shunting (UK).

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Toijala

Toijala is a former town and municipality of Finland, located some south of Tampere.

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Trailing wheel

On a steam locomotive, a trailing wheel or trailing axle is generally an unpowered wheel or axle (wheelset) located behind the driving wheels.

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Turkish locomotive classification

In the Turkish classification system for railway locomotives, the number of powered axles are followed by the total number of axles.

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Tuuri

Tuuri is a village in Alavus, a city of Finland.

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UIC classification of locomotive axle arrangements

The UIC classification of locomotive axle arrangements describes the wheel arrangement of locomotives, multiple units and trams.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Welsh 0-6-2T locomotives

This article summarizes Welsh 0-6-2T locomotives and, where possible, give links to main articles.

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Wheel arrangement

In rail transport, a wheel arrangement or wheel configuration is a system of classifying the way in which wheels are distributed under a locomotive.

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Whyte notation

The Whyte notation for classifying steam locomotives by wheel arrangement was devised by Frederick Methvan Whyte and came into use in the early twentieth century, encouraged by an editorial in American Engineer and Railroad Journal (December 1900).

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William Barton Wright

William Barton Wright (13 November 1828 – 7 May 1915) was a British mechanical engineer and Locomotive Superintendent of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (LYR) from 1875.

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0-6-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles, and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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2-6-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 2-6-0 represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles, and no trailing wheels.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/0-6-2

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