Last Trip for 18 201
18 201 the fastest active steam locomotive on a sunny morning with a Rheingold specialtrain from Dortmund to Koblenz
In 2011, 18 201 had its 50th anniversary. To celebrate this, a very special tour had been organised. Four coaches and a cl.183 (Taurus) had been borrowed from Alex. On the photo, the trains can be... (more)
Returning from a special to Wrocław in Poland, 18 201 makes a stop at Dresden-Neustadt station. The second tender is an additional water and oil supply for long runs.
18 201, the fastest operational steam locomotive of the world, heads a special train to Wrocław in Poland.
The engine is operated by Dampf Plus GmbH and is allocated to Wittenberg shed.
Spectacular parallel run of two steamtrains on the Tharandt ascent with a grade of up to 2.5 % between Tharandt and Klingenberg-Colmnitz, on the occasion of the steamlocomotive meeting 2014 in Dre... (more)
Worldwide the fastest operational steamlocomotive, the oil fired 4-6-2 "Pacific" 18 201, which can reach about 180 km/h with her 2,3 meter diameter driving wheels, is leaving Dresden main station ... (more)
18 201 with special train for rail enthusiast goes back to Germany after the annual steam parade in Wolsztyn.
The German express locomotive, number 18 201 of the Deutsche Reichsbahn in East Germany, appeared in 1960-61 at Meiningen repair shop as a conversion of the Henschel-Wegmann train locomotive 61 00... (more)
This is actually the fastest operational steam locomotive of the world. The engine can reach a maximum speed of 180 km/h. Sorry, I can`t say this in mph. This engine belongs to the privat owner Da... (more)
18 201 on her way back to Dresden
with a speed of 130 km/h