The Society owns the preserved British Railways Standard 5MT Steam Locomotive 73082 Camelot, which runs on the Bluebell Railway in Sussex, Southern England.
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Most of the BR Standard Class Five locomotives, including 73082 Camelot, were built to the dimensions etc. in the table below.
Wheelbase (coupled wheels)
15 feet, 6 inches
Wheelbase (locomotive) 27 feet, 3 inches
Wheelbase (overall) 52 feet, 1 inch
Total length over the buffers 62 feet, 7 inches
Maximum height above rail level (to the chimney) 13 feet
Weight, empty (locomotive only) 69 tons, 5 cwt (imperial)
Weight, in working order (locomotive only) 76 tons
Adhesion weight 58 tons, 1 cwt
Maximum axle load (over the centre driving wheels) 19 tons, 14 cwt
Valves/Motion Piston Walschaerts
Working Boiler Pressure 225 psi
Tractive effort (at 85% boiler pressure) 26,120 pounds
Maximum observed speed (unofficial) 107 mph