Expresstrain locomotive, dieselhydraulic, C'C',
2 x V12-cylinders engine, also known as Krauss-Maffei ML 2200 C'C', JZ D 66 / JZ 761 Krauss-Maffei ML 3000 C'C' and DB V 300 001 / DB 230 001
Diesel railcar of the Alstom LHB Coradia-Series; sound is suitable for LINT 27 (BR 640), LINT 41 (BR648) and BR 641 ("Whale")
In the 1960s the German State Railway (DB) replaced old fashioned steam locos in heavy shunting service. The total new dieselhydraulic V90 is driven by a 12 cyl engine MTU MB 12 V 652 TA that delivers 1100 HP at 1400 rpm. The locos have a maximum speed of 80 km/h. In the 1980s DB installed shunting couplers and a radio control in the now called BR 290 and renumbered them in BR 294. Many of the very dependable locos are still in service.
Siemens/Krauss-Maffei developed a four-system electric loco on their Eurosprinter platform. Between 2003 and 2005 more than 150 samples left Munich factory. The four-axle loco develops 6400 kW and reaches a maximum speed of 140 km/h. German State Railway DB ordered 100 samples, MRCE another 45. Equipment for 1,5 kV and 3 kV DC enables the locos to operate in nearly any European country. Because of their moderate maximum speed the locos are used in heavy freight service mainly, but some can be more…