the next locomotive is the main passenger locomotive for the Yūgumo railway, the main competitor of the Heguri railway.
the G12 class steam locomotive was a steam engine built for the Yūgumo railway from 1897 to 1904 the locomotives were
the last locomotives to be built by Yūgumo railway, G12's gained the nickname Greyhound early in their operational career due to the good turn of speed that these locomotives were capable of on YR expresses, The class was withdrawn from regular passenger workings in December 1961.
As of 2018, 1 G12 class locomotive have been preserved in kantai islands , one of which , G12-1 , is preserved in working order
at the Yūgumo heritage railway.