The China Railways People (人民) type steam locomotive (transliteration Ren Min: RM) was a type of 4-6-2 mainline general purpose steam locomotive.


RM-1163 at Aioi, Hyogo.

In fiction

In the 2016 animated film Thomas & Friends: The Great Race, a Chinese character named Yong Bao was based on the RM Class.[4]

See also


  1. ^ However it is scrapped in 2006.[2]
  2. ^ However someone think it is not RM.[3]


  1. ^ a b Duncan Cotterill, RM Class 4-6-2s, Railography
  2. ^ Sources:
  3. ^ Duncan Cotterill, The RM That Wasn't, Railography
  4. ^ Thomas & Friends The Great Race unveils diverse train line-up, retrieved 6 Sep 2016.