Dr Class 250

Dr Class 250

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Deutsche Reichsbahn Class 250 is a German electric locomotive used on freight trains. Nicknamed the "Electric Container" or "Powercontainer" due to its distinctive carbody shape. The less favorable nickname "Stasi-Container" is also heard every now and then. It was the most powerful locomotive in the former GDR. In the mid-1960s, it became apparent that engine classes 211 and 242, in production since 1961, were not powerful enough, so DR built a new, 6-axled, electric locomotive suitable for all classes of traffic.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135791141
  • 9786135791143