Definition of the noun 2-6-4
What does 2-6-4 mean as a name of something?
- Under the Whyte notation system, a steam locomotive that has two leading wheels, six coupled driving wheels, and four trailing wheels.
2-6-4: Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, a 2-6-4 locomotive has two leading wheels, six coupled driving wheels and four trailing wheels. This arrangement is commonly called Adriatic.