JNR Class D61

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Class D61
D61 4号機 (深川機関区所属).jpg
D61 4 in Hokkaido, ca. 1974
Type and origin
Power type Steam
Builder Japanese National Railways
Build date 1960–1961
Configuration 2-8-4
Gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Preserved 1

The Class D61 (D61形 D61-gata?) is a class of six 2-8-4 steam locomotive built by the Japanese National Railways (JNR) in 1960 and 1961.

The D61 was a rebuild of the JNR Class D51, which had a 2-8-2 wheel arrangement.[1]

Preserved examples[edit]

As of 2014, one Class D61, D61 3, is preserved in a park in Rumoi, Hokkaido.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Inoue, Kōichi (1999). 国鉄機関車事典 [JNR Locomotive Encyclopedia]. Japan: Sankaido. p. 61. ISBN 4-381-10338-6. 
  2. ^ Sasada, Masahiro (25 November 2014). 国鉄&JR保存車大全2015-2016 [JNR & JR Preserved Rolling Stock Complete Guide 2015-2016] (in Japanese). Tokyo, Japan: Ikaros Publications Ltd. p. 131. ISBN 978-4863209282.