This steam locomotive was used for passenger service, on the China Railroad for most of its carrer.
It was retired from active service in the 1990s and it was put in storage.
The locomotive is now preserved at the Shenyang Railway Museum for public display.
- RM-1247 is the basis for Yong Bao from Thomas and Friends.
- This is also the actual basis for Yong Bao. (According to the behind the scenes video of The Great Race).