The Hunslet "War Office" Type Locos


Photos in Argentina

Argentina was the greatest user of the surplus Hunslets after the war, a large number going to The Buenos Aires and Great Southern Railway (BAGS), and some to Leach Brothers Argentine Estates. Of those to BAGS the first 5 remained as coal fired tank locos (all withdrawn by 1948), the rest (at least 20) were converted to oil firing with a bogie tender (and sidetanks removed). At least 12 of the BAGS tender locos subsequently operated on the Correntino Railway. This closed in 1969.



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