The Class C57(C57形) is a type of 4-6-2steam locomotive built in Japan from 1937 to 1947. A total of 201 Class C57 locomotives were built. Another 14 Class C57 locomotives were built for export to Taiwan in 1942 and 1953.
The class was withdrawn from regular passenger workings in December 1975.
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