RailPictures.Net Photo: 01 0509, 03 1010 Untitled Steam 4-6-2 at Königstein, Germany by Georg Trüb
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Two steam racehorses of the former Deutsche Reichsbahn of German Democratic Republic (GDR) are pulling a long 15 cars train from Decin to Dresden along the Elbe river in Königstein on the occasion of the steamlocomotive meeting 2014 in Dresden. Leading is 01 0509 of the famous "01.5" series, reconstructed in the 1960' from former 01 series with new boilers, new cylinders, new cab, cladding of the domes etc. Oilfired 01 0509 is running for the Eisenbahn-Bau- und Betriebsgesellschaft Pressnitztalbahn mbH (PRESS) since 2010 and can reach 130 km/h. Second locomotive is coal fired three cylinder 4-6-2 03 1010 of DB Museum from Halle, built in 1940 by Borsig and capable for 140 km/h. On the rear of the long train locomotive 23 1097 is pushing.
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