Under the Whyte notation system, a steam locomotive that has a single-axle leading truck followed by four powered driving axles, and no trailing wheels. It's popular name is "Consolidation" as its appearance coincided with the consolidation of several Eastern coal railroads. The Consolidation was extremely popular, especially in the first quarter of the 20th century.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 2-8-0 represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles, and no trailing wheels. In the United States and elsewhere this wheel arrangement is commonly known as a Consolidation. Other equivalent classifications are: ⁕UIC classification: 1D ⁕French classification: 140 ⁕Turkish classification: 45 ⁕Swiss classification: 4/5 ⁕Russian classification: 1-4-0
The numerical value of 2-8-0 in Chaldean Numerology is: 0
The numerical value of 2-8-0 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 0
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