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Freight Locomotive with a Tender BR 56.2-8, locomotive no. 56 444, DB, Ep III
Model: Redesign. Chassis, boilers, linkage die-cast metal, bell-shaped armature motor with a flywheel, drive alternately in the locomotive Traction tires, a close coupling between the locomotive and tender, digital interface for Next18 decoder according to NEM 662, NEM coupler pockets 355, three headlights with the direction of travel, rec. Minimum radius of 192 mm, an overall length of 114 mm. The Prussian freight locomotive of the genus G8.1, later class 55.25-56, an unpowered steam locomotive (D h2), was approximately 5,000 copies, the most-built provincial railroad locomotive ever. In the collections of the Deutsche Reichsbahn or 3,122 pieces were taken. Due to the lack Axle Unfortunately, she was only 55 km / h approved quickly and as a result of high axle load of 17.6 t for branch lines. To eliminate these drawbacks, the DRG decided to rebuild the machine. The locomotive was given a run-axle front, tank and chassis have been adjusted so that the maximum speed to 70 km / h increased and the locomotive was also used in passenger service now. During the period 1934 to 1941 were 691 machines rebuilt and to distinguish it from the original design as the class 56.2-8 (Prussian G8.1 with the barrel axis). The German Federal Railroad took over 368 copies still in their inventory.