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SNCB/NMBS HLD55 N XL L M4

In 1961 Belgian State Railway SNCB/NMBS received 42 samples of diesel electric Reihe 205. Luxemburgian State Railway CFL bought 20 similar locos. The GM 16-567C prime mover develops 1360 kW and enables the six axle diesel loco to reach a maximum speed of 120 km/h.


Different starting processes can be selected with F1: 1x press button = warm start / press button 2x = false start / press button 3x = cold start

F5 enables the heavy load mode: The diesel notch is always one up compared with more…

BR 218 / MTU-MA-12V-956-TB11 N XL L M4

The classes (BR) 215 and 218 diesel locomotives of the Western German Railway (DB) are used in mixed service since 1968.

218 101 to 194, 218 242 to 288 were equipped with a 12 cylinder 4 stroke main Diesel from MAN that was later called MTU 12 V 956 TB10 that generates 2500 HP. The 2800 HP version of this motor is called MTU 12 V 956 TB11.

In the late 1980s the exhaust system of BR 218 with the 12 V motor had been optimized. Since 1995 many of the 218 are equipped with motors called "MTU 12 more…

SNCB/NMBS HLD62 / HLD63 N XL L M4

From 1961 the La Brugeoise et Nivelles plant delivered 136 units of the diesel-electric class 212 (from 1971 HLD 62) to the Belgian State Railways SNCB. General Motors supplied the 1030 kW twelve-cylinder diesel engine GM 12-567C. With a top speed of 120 km/h, the locomotives could be used for passenger and freight service. In 2003 the retirement was completed.


Different starting processes can be selected with F1: 1x press button = warm start / press button 2x = false start / press button 3x more…

ÖBB 5047 N XL L M4

From 1987, the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) purchased 100 units of the diesel-hydraulic railcar 5047. The one-piece vehicle manufactured by the Jenbacher works is based on the German 627, but the MTU twelve-cylinder engine 12V183TC12 has a significantly higher output of 419 kW thanks to charge air cooling. The maximum speed is 120 km/h.



Different starting processes can be selected with F1: 1x press button = warm start / press button 2x = false start / press button 3x = cold start

F5 more…

Class 66/77 / EMD JT42CWR N XL L M4

Mit der im Jahr 2001 festgelegten Liberalisierung des internationalen Eisenbahngüterverkehrs benötigten die neu gegründeten Eisenbahnverkehrsunternehmen (EVU) Triebfahrzeuge, um die den staatlichen Bahnen abgerungenen Verkehre zu bewältigen. Die Beschaffung technisch hochentwickelter Neufahrzeuge kam aus Kostengründen oftmals nicht in Frage. Eine preisgünstige Lösung bot die amerikanische Electro-Motive Division (EMD) mit der bereits in Großbritannien erprobten Class 66 an. Die als JT 42 CWR more…

BR 45 N XL L M4

German Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft DRG ordered 28 samples of steam locomotive BR 45 for heavy and fast freight duty. The 3-cylinder locos developed 2800 HP and reached a maximum speed of 90 km/h. After WW II seven locos were given to testing department BZA of Deutsche Bundesbahn to simulate heavy trains during approval runs of new locomotives.

BR 85 N XL L M4

BR 85 had been develop for trains on steep grades by the Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft (DRG) in 1932. Ten units of the 3 cylinder 2-10-2 had been built. They developed 1500 HP and reached a maximum speed of 80 km/h. In 1961 last sample of 85 quitted service at Deutsche Bundesbahn (DB).

BR 44 Kohle N XL L M4

BR 44 had been the most successful steam loco for heavy freight trains at the Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft (DRG). Between 1926 an end of WWII 1989 units of the 3 cylindred 2-10 had been built. They developed 1919 HP and reached a maximum speed of 80 km/h. In the 1950s Deutsche Bundesbahn (DB) and Deutsche Reichsbahn (DR) rebuilt 36 (DB) and 95 (DR) with oil firing equipment.

BR 44 Oel N XL L M4

BR 44 had been the most successful steam loco for heavy freight trains at the Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft (DRG). Between 1926 an end of WWII 1989 units of the 3 cylindred 2-10 had been built. They developed 1919 HP and reached a maximum speed of 80 km/h. In the 1950s Deutsche Bundesbahn (DB) and Deutsche Reichsbahn (DR) rebuilt 36 (DB) and 95 (DR) with oil firing equipment.

BR 151 N XL L M4

BR 151 For around 40 years the Class BR 151 represented the most important type for traction of fast and heavy freight trains for the State Railway of Federal Republic of Germany (DB). At the time of origin in the early 1970s the six axle loco were faster then any more more…