JI Class water tankers

 In 1944 two tenders from E class locomotives were converted into 2200 gallon water tankers. They were numbered 829 and 830. They were written off in 1945 but were reinstated in 1949 as 970 and 974. They were written off for the second and last time in 1953.

 

 

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Six tenders from O class locomotives were also converted to class JI in 1944. They were numbered 839, 840, 845, 858, 891 and 892. They were written off in 1945 but four of them were reinstated as 903, 907, 910 and 936 in 1947. They were written off for the last time in 1948.

 

 

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The other two O class tender frames were reinstated with new 1500 gallon tanks in 1948. Number 910 was written off in 1954 but 936 was still officially in traffic in 1986! It is believed that both wagons were scrapped in the 1950s.

 

 

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