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Steam Locomotive 9P-470 Monument is a new Ivano-Frankivsk attraction

Steam Locomotive 9P-470 Monument is a new Ivano-Frankivsk attraction

On 22.08.2021 in Ivano-Frankivsk will open new tourist attraction - Steam Locomotive 9P-470 Monument which is 0-3-0 locomotive type and was made in 1949 at Murom Steam Locomotive Plant.

The event of Steam Locomotive 9P-470 Monument opening in front of Ivano-Frankivsk Railway Station will be held at 13:30.

Steam Locomotive 9P-470 was transfered from JSC "Ivano-Frankivsk Locomotive Repair Plant" where it was installed in 1981 in honor of the 115th anniversary of the founding of the plant.

The installation of Steam Locomotive 9P-470 Monument is dedicated to 30th Anniversary of Independence of Ukraine.

About Steam Locomotive 9P-470

Steam locomotive 9P is a type 0-3-0 tank-steam locomotive produced in Soviet Union from 1935 to 1957.

The locomotive were used in shunting works by Soviet railways as well as by many enterprises for a variety of purposes.

Steam locomotive 9P was designed in 1934 - 1935 by Lokomotivproekt.

9P steam locomotive was build:

- Kolomna Machine-Building Plant: 213 steam locomotives
- Novocherkassk Steam Locomotive Plant: 80 steam locomotives
- Murom Steam Locomotive Plant: 2736 steam locomotives

Total: 3029 steam locomotives

Steam Locomotive 9P Characteristics

Steam locomotive length: 9744 mm
Track gauge: 1524 mm
Service weight of the steam locomotive: 55.2 t
Load from driving axles on rails: 18.4 t
Power: 320 hp
Sspeed: 35 km/h
Steam pressure in the boiler: 13 kgf / cm2
Total evaporating boiler heating surface: 91.5 m2
Grate area: 1.85 m2
Cylinder diameter: 500 mm
Piston stroke: 500 mm
The volume of water tanks: 5-6.5 m3
Fuel stock: 2 m2 of coal or 2.5 t liquid fuel

By the way another steam locomotive 9P-17485 monument was installed near KPI State Polytechnic Museum of National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute".

Welcome to Ivano-Frankivsk and Ukraine!

Organizers of Steam Locomotive 9P-470 Monument

Ivano-Frankivsk City Council and JSC Ivano-Frankivsk Locomotive Repair Plant
Ivano-Frankivsk Railway Station
Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

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