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  1. 0-8-0(Noun)

    Under the Whyte notation system, a steam locomotive, with four axles connecting eight powered driving wheels, and no leading wheels or trailing wheels.

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  1. 0-8-0

    Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 0-8-0 represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles, and no trailing wheels. Locomotives of this type are also referred to as Eight Coupled. Other equivalent classifications are: ⁕UIC classification: D ⁕French classification: 040 ⁕Turkish classification: 44 ⁕Swiss classification: 4/4 ⁕Russian classification: 0-4-0


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