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Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 0-2-4 represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, two powered driving wheels on one axle, and four trailing wheels on two axles. [1]

9 relations: Driving wheel, Dundee and Newtyle Railway, J and C Carmichael, Leading wheel, Standard-gauge railway, Steam locomotive, Trailing wheel, Wheel arrangement, Whyte notation.

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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Dundee and Newtyle Railway

The Dundee and Newtyle Railway opened in 1831 and was the first railway in the north of Scotland.

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J and C Carmichael

J and C Carmichael was founded in 1810 at Ward Foundry, Sessions Street, Dundee, Scotland.

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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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Standard-gauge railway

A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.

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Steam locomotive

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

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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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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 following a December 1900 editorial in American Engineer and Railroad Journal.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/0-2-4

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