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12th Class 4-8-2 number 204
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Number 204 standing out of use in Livingstation yard
August 2006
Photo: Geoff Cooke
12th Class number 204 was one of two locomotives returned to working order by ZECO in Bulawayo. They were improved with roller bearings,
second hand from scrapped 20th Class Garratts.

2008 - This locomotive is now in use on the Bushtracks / Southern Sun dinner train that runs over a short section of ex-Zambesi Sawmills railway.
Number 204 crossing the Bombwe River
Mulobezi line. July 1994
Photo: Geoff Cooke
12th Class 4-8-2 number 197
The second locomotive restored by ZECO,
number 197, is now on static display in
Number 197 North British 23726/28, plinthed at
Lusaka station
29 May 2006
Photo: Dietmar Fiedel
20th Class 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 Garratt number 758
Number 758. BP 7823/57
Plinthed at Kitwe station
30 May 2006
Photo: Dietmar Fiedel
20th Class 4-8-2 + 2-8-4 Garratt number 741
Class 20A number 741, BP 7806/57
Plinthed at Ndola station
01 June 2006
Photo: Dietmar Fiedel
Class 16A-620, BP 7498/52,
Mopani Copper Mine, Kitwe,
31 May 2006
Photo: Dietmar Fiedal
Class 16A 2-8-2 + 2-8-2 Garratt number 620
Ndola motive power depot
20th Class # 702, BP 7687/54, 20A # 740. BP 7805/57
and 20A 748, BP 7813/57 (ZR), All at Ndola. 01 June 2006. Photos: Dietmar Fiedel
Class 20A # 735
Ndola motive power depot
01 June 2006
Photo: Dietmar Fiedel
20th class # 703, BP 7688/54
Class 20A #733, BP 7798/57
29 May 2006
Photo: Dietmar Fiedel
Class 20A #733, BP 7798/59
Class 20 #704, BP 7689/54
dumped at Lusaka
27 July 1998
Photo Dietmar Fiedel
Two cabside plates with #741 are owned by Barrie
Woods. He would welcome comment as to their
authenticity, along with extra photos of the
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9B Class 4-8-0 number 84 (Preserved as 113)
Preserved in Kabwe.
Photo and date: Unknown
9B Class number 84,  preserved in Kabwe
as number 113 with a 12th Class tender
Number 84 in Kabwe Yard
21 November 2006
Photo: Peter Bagshawe
Number 703, 704 and 733 reported as scrapped to make way for a new road early in 2007.
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Locoshed yard.
21 November 2006
Photo: Peter Bagshawe
12th Class 4-8-2 number 184 (Marked as 210)
General Managers saloon, #750.
21 November 2006
Photo: Peter Bagshawe
9B Class 4-8-0 number 113 (Preserved as 84)
Class 9A 4-8-0 number 117
now displayed at the north end of Kabwe yard with
9B 84.
21 November 2006
Photo: Peter Bagshawe
Class 16A # 620 was purchased from Zambia
for refurbishment including the fitting of roller
bearings. It left Livingstone on 03 June 1990 and
arrived at ZECO in August. It was returned to
ZCCM in Zambia in March 1991 and entered
service with ZCCM Nkana Division on 13 April

It is believed that its normal job when in use was
on the South Ore Body run, but it did work on the
Mindolo ore run on occasions.

The initial intention was to have two locos, but
the second one, 623, never left Livingstone.

Thanks to Peter Bagshawe for this information
Number 204 and Class 14A Garratt, visiting from Victoria
Falls, at Livingstone in August, 2010
Photo: Geoff Cooke