An 0-8-6, in the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement,[1] is a locomotive with no leading wheels, eight driving wheels (4 axles) fixed in a rigid frame, and six trailing wheels (normally mounted in a trailing truck). Examples of this type of locomotive were built by Wilhelm von Engerth.

Equivalent classification

Other equivalent classifications are:


  1. "Wheel Arrangements". Railway Technical Web Pages. 1 August 2011. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
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