P36-0001 4-8-4 passenger locomotive
Photographed on 22 August 2009 at the Rizhsky Vokzal railway museum in Moscow, Russia.
This is the first of this class of fast passenger locomotive, able to run at up to 125 km/h. It was built at the Kolomna locomotive plant.
The colour scheme led to them being nicknamed "Generals".
Series production commenced in 1954 and continued for 2 years, during which time a total of 251 "Generals" were built.
Rated at 3000 hp.
Driving wheel diameter: 1850 mm, Maximum speed: 125 km/h, Length: 29.9 m, Weight: 135.4 tonnes.
Tender coal capacity: 24 tonnes, Water capacity: 50 tonnes.
Picture added on 27 August 2009 at 07:28