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2-8-2 is a palindrome (it reads the same backward as forward).

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Definition of the noun 2-8-2

What does 2-8-2 mean as a name of something?


  1. Under the Whyte notation system, a steam locomotive that has two leading wheels, four pairs of coupled driving wheels, and two trailing wheels.


2-8-2: La Locomotora Mikado fue una locomotora de vapor tipo 1-4-1. Posee un eje de guía, cuatro ejes motores y un eje trasero de apoyo. Ha sido un tipo de locomotora muy popular, especialmente en Norteamérica y Europa.

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