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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[edit]

Other equivalent classifications are:


  1. ^ "Wheel Arrangements". Railway Technical Web Pages. 1 August 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2011.