Friday, 23 November 2012
Tr1 Type Locomotive No 1088 Risto, Finland.
Locomotive Risto number 1088 is a Tr1 type locomotive was built in 1956 along with 67 other locomotives between 1940 – 1957. Though many Tr1 locomotives have survived, none is currently running. Tr1 locomotives were removed from traffic in 1970’s.
locomotive 1088 Tr1 "Risto" conducted the first test drive 14th February 1956. It pulled freight trains for twenty years until withdrawn from service. The locomotive is now preserved at Toijala in Finland.