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  1. 4-4-0(Noun)

    Under the Whyte notation system, a steam locomotive that has four leading wheels on a leading truck followed by two sets of coupled driving wheels, and no trailing wheels.


  1. 4-4-0

    Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, 4-4-0 represents the arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, usually in a leading bogie, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and no trailing wheels. Almost every major railroad that operated in North America in the first half of the 19th century owned and operated locomotives of this type. Due to the large number of the type that were produced and used there, the 4-4-0 is most commonly known as the American type, but the type subsequently became popular in the United Kingdom, where large numbers were produced. Other equivalent classifications are: ⁕UIC classification: 2′B ⁕French classification: 220 ⁕Turkish classification: 24 ⁕Swiss classification: 2/4 ⁕Russian classification: 2-2-0


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 4-4-0 in Chaldean Numerology is: 0

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 4-4-0 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 0

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