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Deutsche Reichsbahn (more..)
Steam 2-8-2 (more..)
Coswig (more..)
Coswig, Germany (more..)
July, 1983
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41 1189 (more..)
P 3221 (more..)
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Crossing an empty East German Motorway
The Stassfurt-based 41 1189 is crossing the motorway Berlin - Leipzig which was, at that time, almost empty. Nowadays the right hand lane is often occupied by trucks. The passenger coaches it hauls, four- or six-wheelers, where a torture for those who needed to travel with. The quiet bumpy motor way was a torture as well. Maximum permitted speed was 90 km/h (56 mph) for the locomotive and 100 km/h (62 mph) on the motor way.
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