|JNR D51 Double|
| The Class D51 is a type of 2-8-2 steam locomotive built by the Japanese Government Railways from 1936 to 1951. The design of Class D51 was based on the earlier Class D50, which was introduced in 1923. A total of 1,115 D51 locomotives were built, the largest number of locomotives in a single class in Japan. Early D51s built were known as "Namekuji type" (or "slug"). The Class D51 is popularly called "Degoichi" in Japanese.|
This engine was available as a Vintage Offer from the Shop in July 2012.