- Pasa 979 painted sky blue stand out
November 1, 1934, is the South Manchuria Railway (Mantetsu) of super express [Asia] issue of Pasa type locomotive that was produced during the start of operation. Because it is the seventh design of Pacific type locomotive was called in this way.
Then the 1936 Pasa 981 for changing the shape of the streamlined cover, based on the results of wind tunnel was prepared by Kawasaki vehicle. There was a nickname of [helmet type] from its unique shape.
Wheel diameter 2,000mm, proud of the size of the full-length 25.6m the East, it is covered with a sleek cover from the boiler up to the tender, it was made a commercial operation at maximum speed 120km / h. Theories in the paint at the time of appearance, are generally, but has been with the sky blue or light blue, during the war it had been painted in dark gray.
After the war, is requisitioned in China, in the 1970s after working as a SL7 type was retired. Is restored No. SL751 in the early 1980s, in addition to currently being static stored at Shenyang steam locomotive museum, the Dalian machine Tsutomudan No. SL757 has been stored static.
[Pasa vehicle data]
- Total length: 25,675mm
- Height: 4,800mm
- Weight: 203.31t
- Axle load: 23.94t
- Tensile strength: 15.85t
- Wheel diameter: 2,000mm
- Maximum speed: 130km / h
- Further enhance Micro Ace steam locomotive series
- Launched in March 2001 [Mantetsu Pasa Asia Express] set separately launch of locomotive only from the
- Top cover of the tender can be opened
- A8405 is suitable for towing machine
- Age: 14 years of age or older
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