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Finnish Hr1 class 4-6-2 locomotive, nicknamed "Ukko-Pekka"

Twenty-two Pacifics classified Hr1 Nos 1000 – 1021 and named Ukko-Pekka, after the nickname of Finnish President Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, were constructed in Finland by Tampella and Lokomo between 1937 and 1957. They were the largest passenger locomotives built or used in Finland and remained the primary locomotives used for Southern Finland on express trains until 1963, when class Hr12 diesels took over.

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