Sri Lanka narrow gauge steam - MikeMorant
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Ceylon Government Railways Hunslet 2' 6" narrow gauge J1 class 4-6-4T no. 221 in charge of the 09.35 Colombo Maradana - Kottawa service at Kottawa station on 16/2/76.
No. 221 was one of six members of the J1 class and was built in 1924 by Hunslet with works no. 1478 but I have no data regarding withdrawal other than that the narrow gauge lines were converted to broad gauge from 1991 onwards and the entire system since 1982 is known as Sri Lankan Railways.
As at 7/2/17 no. 221 is stored unserviceable at Colombo Dematagoda shed
[Mike Morant collection]