To cater to this market various smuggling syndicates, vandalise archaeological sites and old temples in India to steal the antiquities and objects of art," the paper said.
These stolen artefacts are then sold in Indian and international markets to earn huge profits, it said.
Built in 1921 with works number 2007, the loco was used by the Calcutta Corporation shunting coal wagons at a water pumping station in Barrackpore for many years, and then apparently abandoned.
It was rescued from its site of abandonment from under overgrown vegetation in 1963 through the efforts of Mike Satow, then a senior executive at ICI, India, and who later went on to play a pivotal role in the establishment of the National Railway Museum in New Delhi.
In the early 1990s or so, it was reported not in running condition, following some boiler defects and other problems that could not been fixed for lack of funding.
Most unfortunately, it was further damaged during the collapse of the shed where it was stored. Matheran Light Railway 740 — Loco number 740 of the Matheran Light Railway was sent to the Leighton Buzzard Railway where it has been renovated in 2001 and is now running regularly there.
Rainbow's list of preserved locos of the Ceylon Govt.
Railways and Geoff Coward's list of steam survivors in India as well as in Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar, and in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal may be of interest.
The smuggling syndicates are also plundering India's wildlife and scarce environmental resources.
 At Dapodi, near Pune, there is a sort of open-air loco museum, where the CME and staff have arranged for the preservation of a couple of steam locomotives, a steam crane, various other stationary and mobile steam engines, and other miscellaneous exhibits of machinery and also some defence-related items such as a Patton tank, a World War 2 era bridge layer, etc.
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In late 2002 the museum sold the locomotive to a Briton and it was moved to the Tyseley Locomotive Works of the Birmingham Railway Museum by January 2003. This is a 0-6-0T side-tank locomotive built by Orenstein and Koppel (Berlin, Germany) in 1907 (works number 2343).
An unusual feature of this and other locos of the MLR are radial steering axles that allow the negotiation of sharp curves.
WP locomotives There are 7 WP's preserved in India; all are in good enough condition to allow steaming; two (70) have gone on trial runs recently [2/00] after being refitted for air brakes and being overhauled at Charbagh Workshops.