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KD5 (standard gauge JNR 9600 class) in Hainan Island

KD5-207(jpeg 50KB)
KD5-207 Hainan Island Basuo depot in 1986 (offerd by Mr. Ryuichi Kita)
This is KD5 class (JNR 9600 class of the standard gauges) of China Hainan Island.It was already stopped for use, but it was keeping good condition. At this time Mr. Kita watched 4 KD5 class. The number was #207,#262,#411,#444. After WWII, KD5 class was converted to KD55 class for Yunnan metre gauge railway.
Mr. Kita wrote Hainan island steam locomotive information to the railway journal magazine of Japan in December, 1986.

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