Often the engine’s power is stated as roughly 1,900 KW.The initial combined firing of oil and coal has however been shown to have a power of more than 2,200 KW.The engine proved so successful that until 1988 more than 4,700 units were produced.Impressive: the engines remained in active service of the state railway until 2005.For the best view of the trains we recommend to log in and head straight for the purchase engine screen.That way you can enjoy a full screen view of our new masterpieces. In the post-war era, the engines continued to be used from Russia to Scandinavia.
Once another 41 prototypes were completed, serial production began in 1964.
Simple and cheap-to-produce engines were highly sought-after during the Second World War, since using them near the front-line would undoubtedly incur heavy losses.
Many components were simplified or left out completely.
As the bonus engine, we have chosen what is known as a ‘Neubaulok‘.
This means the engine was designed and procured by the Deutsche Bundesbahn.
Private railway companies continue to use them to this day. The most powerful steam engine in all of Germany was the Series 45 that was constructed in 1936.