English Electric survivors in Asia

A HANDFUL of British-built former Malayan Railways Class 22 locos remain in usable condition, but not all in Malaysia. 

Forty of the metre-gauge locos were ordered in the early 1970s from English Electric and AEI (which by the time they were delivered had become part of GEC). 

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1971-built KTM 22102 plinthed at Kuala Lumpur National Museum. It is seen on December 21, 2018. CLIVE HAINES

The locos were built by Metro-Cammell in Saltley, Birmingham.

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