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DRG Class 05
Type Icon Shop Loco (Steam)
Power 14 Icon Power
Tax 200 Gold
Dispatch XP 51 XP
Set N/A
OCU Not required
Award Information
Award From DRG Class 05 Limit 1
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The Deutsche Reichsbahn's Class 05 was a German class of three express passenger steam locomotives of 4-6-4 wheel arrangement used in continental Europe. They were part of the DRG's standard locomotive (Einheitslokomotive) series. On June 7, 1935 the 05 002 made a top speed of 191.7 km/h (119.1 mph) near Berlin. The same engine made six more runs with more than 177 km/h (110 mph) with trains up to 254 t (250 long tons; 280 short tons) weight. On May 11, 1936 it set the world speed record for steam locomotives after reaching 200.4 km/h (124.5 mph) on the Berlin–Hamburg line hauling a 197 t (194 long tons; 217 short tons) train. The engine power was more than 2,535 kW (3,399 ihp)). This record was broken two years later by the British LNER Class A4 4468 Mallard engine.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DRG_Class_05
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