|Builder||Etablissements Schneider au Creusot|
|Weight in working order||212,2 tonnes (with tender 34 P)|
|Length over body||27 117 mm (with tender 34 P)|
|Maximum speed||120 km/h (66 mph)|
|Boiler pressure||20 bar (300 psi)|
|Grate area||5,05 m²|
|Driving wheel diameter||2020 mm|
|Fuel capacity (with tender 34 P)||Coal - 12 tonnes
Water - 34 m3 (7'473 gallons)
2'D1'h4 : Quick passenger locomotive with over heated steam and four
Automatic feeding of coal by stoker.
241-P-17 the 16th of September 2007 in Montceau-les-Mines. Picture Georges Ravay
241-P-17 the 16th of Septerber 2007 near the pond of Torcy. Picture Georges Ravay
241 P 30 :
In service until the 12th of November 1969 in Shed of Le Mans. It was acquired in 1972 by the town of Vallorbe which exposed it on a place of this locality, below the station. On the 11th of June 1997, the association TMC moved it in the shed of Vallorbe, with an aim of giving it in service like the 241 A 65 already in their possession. On the 11th of July 1999, the P 30 is transferred to Pratteln by the 241 A 65. At the beginning of 2003, TMC having voted its dissolution, in facts the VVT becomes the new owner of this machine and transfers it in its shed in St-Sulpice on the 21th of August 2003.
241-P-17 the 16th of September 2007 in Montchanin. Picture Georges Ravay
Other preserved Machines :
241 P 9
In service until the 20th of
November 1973 in Le Mans,
241 P 16
In service until the 20th of November 1973 in Le Mans.
|241 P 17
service until the 14th of May 1971 in Le Mans.
17.09.1974, Bordeaux ... last journey to Guîtres
Museum of Mulhouse
This locomotive was indicated vith the P 9 for the bood-byes with the vapor in 1971 (Western area) and 1972 (S.N.C.F.). None of these engagements will be concretized. Given in state by its last shed, then by that of La Rochelle, it will join the Museum of Mulhouse in 1981.
|Holder of the
kilometric courses highest. The municipality wanted to set it up in
monument to the glory of its industrial past; the project was not
concretized ... fortunately tor the state of conservation of the
machine. Since this date it is parked in Le Creusot where the members of
CFC started his restoration.
|241-P-30 à Vallorbe||Acheminement de la 241-P-30 le 21 août 2003||Acheminement de la 241-P-30 le 21 août 2003|
Tender 34 P :
|Year built||since 1943|
Cie générale de Construction à Saint-Denis
Cie Française de Matériel de Chemins de Fer
Entreprises industielles Charentaises
|Weight empty||37 t|
|Water||34 m3 (7473 gallons)|
finely = 10'800kg,
briquettes = 1'200 kg
|Weight in working order (with tools)||84,8 t|
1st and 2nd axles : 20'800 kg
3rd and 4th axles : 21'600 kg
|Wheel diameter||1,247 m|
|Total footing||6'550 mm|
|Axle boxes||Timken (ou S.K.F.)|
|Brake||air automatic and direct Westinghouse + hand brake|
|Mechanical stocker standard H.T. 1
Remote operation of the opening of the rises of hydrant
The overall length between extreme wheels of the engine and tender makes it possible the unit to turn on bridge of 24 meters.
The whole of the tender and the engine received all the apparatuses necessary to the integral treatment of feed waters system T.I.A.
Tender 34 P 1 to 418,
with unified attachment and mechanical stocker,
For supplementary information, please visit this page in french or german or ask for an automatic translation by Google
Other pages :
Development of the 241-P on basis of prototype 241-C-1
(automatic translation by Google from Développement des 241-P sur la base du prototype 241-C-1)
Construction of the 241-P-1 to 35
(automatic translation by Google from Construction des 241-P-1 à 35)
Photographs of the Steam time
(automatic translation by Google from Photos de l'époque de la vapeur)
Other information on the
French Compound Locomotives'
diagrams, sketch, photographs, description and evolution ...
Diagram SNCF in français
Drawing locomotive with dimensions
Drawing cut of locomotive
Drawing tender with dimensions
des locomotives à vapeur type 241 P compound à 4 cylindres à haute surchauffe
de M. CHAN, Ingénieur en Chef à la S.N.C.F. et M. THOMACHOT, Ingénieur aux
"Les locomotives à vapeur unifiées 241P, 240P, 150P" de Bernard Collardey et André Rasserie, ISBN 2-902 808-93-3, édité par
http://www.voisin.ch/vvt/ : 23.03.2008