Iron Monument Club Plzeň

Iron Monument Club Plzeň

Steam locomotive 475.111 "Pilsen"

Steam locomotive 475.111 "Pilsen"

475.111

Multipurpose steam locomotive for hauling of fast trains, passenger trains and fast freight trains.
 

Characteristics and technical data of the locomotive with the tender

Characteristic 4-8-2
Gauge 1 435 mm
Number and bore of cylinders 2 × 530 mm
Piston stroke 680 mm
Driving wheels diameter 1 750 mm
Wheels diameter - Leading bogie / Trailing 880 / 1 150 mm
Tender wheels diameter 1 045 mm
Boiler steam pressure 16 bar
Grate area 4,34
Indicated power of steam engine 2 000 HP
Maximal speed 100 km/h
Total weight in working order 168,6 t
Minimum track radius 150 m
Total length over buffers 24 790 mm
Capacity of Tender – Coal / Water 11,2 t / 32

History of the Locomotive

November 1947 - Produced by Škoda Works in Plzeň as serial number 1833/1947
1948 - Put into operation in depot Plzeň for fast and passenger trains on line Cheb – Plzeň - Praha
1955 - Transferred to depot Chomutov for traffic on railway line Cheb – Chomutov – Praha
1977 - End of regular operation in depot Louny, transfer to prepared railway museum Česká Třebová
1983 - New owner – Museum of Škoda Works Plzeň
1984 - First presentation as museum exhibit in Plzeň on celebrations of 125 years of Škoda Works
1990 - Acquired to contemporary owner - Iron Monument Club Plzeň
1993 - Overhaul of steam boiler and steam engine by ŽOS České Velenice
1994 - Begin of general overhaul carried out by IMC members
10. 8. 1996 - First official run with passenger train after overhaul
3. 5. 1997 - Celebratory baptism of the locomotive in name Plzeň
1999 - First abroad presentation on celebrations of 100 years of Traffic Museum Nürnberg
2001 - 2004 - Graduated total undercarriage overhaul
2006 - Total overhaul of steam engine and steam cylinders
2007 - Participation on celebrations of 100 years depot Wolsztyn, Poland
  - Presentation on railway festival within the celebrations of 1000 years City of Fürth, Germany
2. 9. 2011 - Assigned 12-figures international nomenclature 90 54 3998 016-0
2012 / 2013 - Overhauling and boiler retrofitting
11. 5. 2013 - First run after overhauling and boiler retrofitting

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