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Shunting with Fireless Locomotives saves Cost, Fuel and CO2

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Umweltfreundlich rangieren

Charging steam to a fireless locomotive is easy and quick, but more important, it is much cheaper, as is the maintenance of these very simple and robust engines. Part of the stationary boiler supplying the steam can be seen through the window on the left. Picture: Roger Waller 


Kostengünstigen Dampf statt teuren Diesel tanken

Diesel locomotives spend 75% of their time idling when shunting. Fireless locomotives only use

energy when tractive effort is executed. Picture: Roger Waller

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 October 2010 15:54

Successfull steam train trips at the Hauenstein 2010

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The popular steam train trips at the Hauenstein were successful again this year.

The two attached newspaper articles show a summary of the event and give an outlook regarding future trend.


Basler Zeitung vom 06.08.2010

Volksstimme vom 12.08.2010

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Last Updated on Friday, 13 August 2010 13:55

Tagesschau vom 31.07.2010

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Tagesschau vom 31.07.2010

Photos and further information is available under Current Trips


Last Updated on Monday, 02 August 2010 15:55

Steam train trips at Hauenstein 2010

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Regarding the success of the previous steam train trips at Hauenstein, trips are offered again this year. For further information look at current trips

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 June 2010 19:21

Modernizing Snow Ploughs, Production of further 20 Units

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Test, approval and transfer trips were done in one go from Knittelfeld via Selzthal to Bischofshofen. There was not much snow, but it was freezingly cold. Foto: Roger Waller, 21.12.2009

In the mean time production of the further 20 roller bearing wheelsets has begun.

 Erster Klimaschneepflug mit Rollenlagern

The first roller bearing equipped wheelsets (based on technology developed for 52 8055 !) were delivered at the beginning of Dezember 2009 by DLM to the ÖBB-Workshop at Knittelfeld. Foto: Roger Waller, 12.12.2009 in Knittelfeld.

Radsaetze mit Rollenlagern fuer Schneepfluege

Last Updated on Monday, 29 March 2010 14:55

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