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BR Class 57 (EMD 12 645E3) N XL L M4

The emergence of the Class 57 went back to the idea of the British freight train service provider Freightliner, founded in the 1990s, who wanted to buy some of the state-owned British Rail Class 47s, which were prone to damage and were inefficient, and wanted to use them again after modernization. As a life-prolonging measure, for example, the 12-cylinder diesel engine 12-645 from EMD, which has been tried and tested ten thousand times over, was installed, which accelerated the six-axle vehicle more…

BR Class 47 N XL L M4

British Rail BR ordered 512 samples of dieselelectric Class 47. The Sulzer 12LDA28C prime mover 2750 HP and enable the six-axle locos to reach a speed of 153 km/h or 121 km/h depending on gearing.

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

F2 slows down the locomotive slowly.

For F3 and F4, a total of 2 different signal horn variants can be selected with CV167: Value 0 = Horn variant 1 more…

SNCB NMBS HLD59 N XL L M4

In 1958 Belgian State Railway NMBS ordered 55 samples of four-axle diesel electric loco from manufacturer Cockerill-Sambre. The locos had been numbered for 201.001-055 (later 5901-5955). The BLW 8-608A motor is an American design and develops 1750 hp. The locos reached a maximum speed of 120 km/h and were used in passenger and freight service till 1988.


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

BR Class 59 N XL L M4

Only 15 examples of the Class 59 were built for various British freight companies. The construction logistics company Foster Yeoman took over one example in 1997 and had it converted for use in Germany. In 1999 HHPI took over the machine. Technically, the Class 59 with its 2500 kW EMD 16-cylinder 2-stroke diesel engine is a close relative of the US bestseller SD40-2. The maximum speed is 97 km/h, five locomotives are approved for 120 km/h. There is no train heating system on board.

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DSB MZ IV N XL L M4

In 1977 State Railway of Danmark DSB received 15 samples of diesel electric MZ locos. The american GM 645E3 prime mover delivers 3900 HP and enables the six axle loco to reach a maximum speed of 165 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 normal operation. If you want to jump two notches, simply set CV more…

Vossloh Euro 4000 N XL L M4

For spanish Comsa Rail and various private european railway companies, Alstom (later Vossloh Spain, today Stadler Rail) developed the six-axle EURO4000 main line diesel locomotive in close cooperation with the US manufacturer EMD from 2005 onwards. The 16-cylinder two-stroke diesel engine EMD 16-710 G3C-U2, which supplies the six electric traction motors with energy, has an output of 3178 kW at 950 RPM and, depending on the transmission, enables a top speed of up to 160 km/h. There are more…

SBB Ae6/6 / Ae610 N XL L M4


In order to be able to cope better with the steadily increasing flow of passengers and goods over the Gotthard after the Second World War, the Swiss Federal Railways SBB procured a total of 120 units of the six-axle electric locomotive Ae 6/6 from 1952. The locomotives, which were equipped with hollow-shaft drives, were fitted with the N 28 i high-voltage switchgear, which was state-of-the-art at the time and was also suitable for difficult hill climbs. The elegant locomotives were also fitted more…

DSB ME N XL L M4

Between 1981 and 1985 the Danish State Railways DSB purchased 37 units of the diesel-electric series ME from the consortium Henschel, BBC, Scandia. Due to the positive experience with American drive technology, the 2427 kW (at 900 rpm) 16-cylinder two-stroke engine 16-645 E3B from EMD was chosen as the diesel engine, which generates the energy for the six traction motors. With a top speed of 175 km/h, the six-axle vehicles equipped with push-pull and multiple traction control were initially more…

DSB MZ III N XL L M4

Due to increased train loads, the Danish State Railways DSB purchased a total of 20 units of the diesel-electric MZ III series between 1972 and 74. The diesel engine chosen was the 2867 kW (at 900 rpm) 20-cylinder two-stroke engine 20-645 E3 from EMD, which generates the energy for the six traction motors manufactured in Denmark. With a top speed of 165 km/h, the six-axle vehicles were mainly used in front of passenger trains, for which they initially had steam heating. From 1978 an electric more…

DSB MZ I N XL L M4

Between 1967 and 1969 the Danish State Railways DSB purchased 10 units of the diesel-electric series MZ I, and in the following year 16 units of the type MZ II, which differ from the former only in a changed position of the battery box and the air reservoir. Traditional American engine technology works in the locomotive bodies manufactured by Frichs. The diesel engine chosen was the 2426 kW (at 900 rpm) 16-cylinder two-stroke engine 16-645 E3 from EMD, which generates the energy for the six more…