THE LUCKY THIRTEEN
No. 1215 wasn’t the only Hunslet 4-6-0T exported overseas after the war, and a number still survive in the countries to which they were sent.
●● Works No. 1218: Fully restored (except boiler) at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Not currently on display.
●● Works No. 1239: Cosmetically restored and put on display in February 2018 at the Ipswich Workshops Museum of Queensland Railways.
●● Works No. 1240: A conglomerate locomotive with parts of many others, unrestored and stored outside at the Woodford Railway, north of Brisbane.
●● Works No. 1319: Cosmetically restored and on display inside the Proserpine Local History Museum in north-east Queensland.
All three locomotives were converted to tender engines, so tanks have been removed
●● Works No. 1332: Cosmetically restored and on display outside the National Railway Museum in Buenos Aires.
●● Works No. 1336: Cosmetically restored and on display at the Estado Santa Anna, Corrientes province.
●● Works No. 1337: Cosmetically restored and on display at the Estado Concordia, Entre Rios province.
●● Works No. 1312: On display in a park, Rio Grande Do Sul area.
●● Works No. 1313: Last noted on display at Usina Leao Utinga in Alegoas State heavily rebuilt to metre gauge and now an 0-6-2T.
●● Works No. 1371: Believed to be on display in a military camp in Pune.
●● Works Nos. 1536 & 1537: Both survive (although one is dismantled) at the workshops of the Nepal Government Railway from Jaynagar to Janakpur.
●● Works No. 1265: Recovered from a minefield without a boiler, it has been reassembled and can move using a diesel engine mounted in the boiler space, on display near the Rutenberg power station.