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0-6-0 Side Tank Locomotive Class 110 (No.110)

No.110 was built by Yorkshire Engine Company in 1871(works No.164) for Imperial Government Railways (IGR). No.110 was first designated as No.10. It was one of the ten locomotives that were inported from Great Britain, and used between Tokyo (Shimbashi) - Yokohama, the first railway line in Japan started in 1872. It was withdrawn from service in 1923 and was preserved at Omiya Works. Japanese National Railways designated it a railway memorial in 1959.
[Railway Memorial]


4-4-0 Tender Passenger Locomotive Class 5500(No.5540)

No.5540 was Beyer Peacock & Co.,Ltd. in 1897(works No.3911) for the private Nippon Railway Company to pull main line passenger trains. It was first designated by Nippon Railways as No.175. The Nippon Railway was nationalized in 1906, and the Government Railways renamed it No.5540. The Tobu Museum in Tokyo preserves a locomotive of the same type that was used by the private Tobu Railway Co.,LTD..

0-6-0 Side Tank locomotive Class 2120 (No.2221)

No.2221 was built by North British Locomotive Company in 1905 (works No.16739) for the Imperial Government Railways (IGR). This class was designed to pull freight trains but it was also used passenger trains over steep gradients. Often called "B6" following the IGR's old numbering system used before the nationalization in 1906.
2-8-0 Tender Freight Locomotive Class 9600 (No.9608)

No.9608 was built by Kawasaki Dockyard Co., Ltd in 1913 (works No.81) for the Government Railways(IGR). This class was the first successful domestically built freight locomotive, and 784units were built by various Japanese manufacturers between 1913 and 1926.

2-6-0 Tender Passenger Locomotive Class 8620 (No.8620)

No.8620 was built by Kisha Seizo Co., Ltd in 1914 (works No.119) for the Government Railways. This class was the first successful domestically built main-line passenger locomotive, and 687 units were built by various Japanese manufacturers between 1914 and 1929.

This locomotive moved to THE RAILWAY MUSEUM(Saitama city).
Lock at the homepage of THE RAILWAY MUSEUM.

4-6-2 Tender Passenger Locomotive Class C51 (No.C51 5)

C51 5 was built at the Government Railways' Hamamatsu Works in 1920. First designated as Class 18900, it was a very successful main-line express passenger locomotive fitted with huge driving wheels with a diameter of 1,750mm, achieving very high speeds on narrow-gauge tracks. It was renamed Class C51 in 1928, and two years later, it was used to haul the famous limited express Tsumbame (swallow) on the 600-km Tokaido Main Line between Tokyo and Kobe.


2-6-2 Tank locomotive Class C11 (No.C11 1)

C11 1 was built by Kisha Seizo Co., Ltd in 1932(works No.1174) by the Government Railways(JGR). This class was a light-weight tank locomotive designed for short-distance passenger and freight duties on rural lines. It was often used for shunting. Four surviving units of this type are serving various Japanese operators by hauling excursion trains.

2-Bo-Bo-2 Electric Locomotive Class ED16 (No.ED16 1)

ED16 1 was built by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd in 1931(works No.106) for the Government Railways. It was one of Japanese-built first-generation electric locomotives, and its last duty was freight services on Ome and Nanbu lines in the suburbs of Tokyo. It was withdrawn from service in 1980. Japanese National Railways designated it as a Grade-2 railway memorial. [Grade-2 railway Memorial]

2-10-4 Tank locomotive Class E10 (No.E10 2)

E10 2 was built by Kisha Seizo Co., Ltd in 1948(works No.2446) for the Government Railways, which was reorganized at Japanese National Railways(JNR) in 1949. This class was the last steam locomotive built for the stateowned railway system in Japan. It was the one of the most powerful steam locomotives in Japan mainly used on steeply graded main lines.


2-8-2 Tender Freight Locomotive Class D51 (No.D51 452)

D51 452 was built by Kisha Seizo Co., Ltd in 1940 (works No.1871) for the Government Railways. The Class D51 was developed for heavy freight haulage on trunk lines. Various manufactures including the Government Railways' major workshops manufactured 1,115 units between 1936 and 1945. Nicknamed "DE-GO-ICHI"(a corrupt Japanese pronunciation for D51), the Class D51 was probably the most popular steam Locomotive in Japan. One surviving unit is kept in working order by East Japan Railway Company, occasionally hauling excursion trains in Eastern Honshu.


Series Zero Shinkansen EMU (No.22-75)

22-75 was built by Kisha Seizo Co., Ltd in 1969 for Japanese National Railways. The Series Zero EMU was the first-generation bullet train that was used when Tokaido Shinkansen was started in 1964 between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka as the world's first dedicated high-speed railway. A total of 3,216 Series 0 cars were built between 1964 and 1986.

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