45 relations: Austria, Austrian Society for Railway History, Berliner Maschinenbau, Coal, Counter-pressure brake, DB locomotive classification, Deutsche Bundesbahn, Deutsche Reichsbahn, Deutsche Reichsbahn (East Germany), Diesel locomotive, Dillenburg, DR locomotive classification, DRG renumbering plan for steam locomotives, East Germany, Elsässische Maschinenbau-Gesellschaft Grafenstaden, Erkrath, Freudenstadt, Germany, Grade (slope), Hanomag, Henschel & Son, Hungarian State Railways, Hungary, Ilmenau, Imperial Railways in Alsace-Lorraine, Kuhn slide, Linke-Hofmann-Busch, List of DRG locomotives and railcars, List of preserved steam locomotives in Germany, List of Prussian locomotives and railbuses, Polish State Railways, Prussian state railways, Rack railway, Rail freight transport, Railway air brake, Rastatt, Schleusingen, Shunting (rail), Suhl, Tank locomotive, Walschaerts valve gear, World War I, World War I reparations, World War II, 0-10-0.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
The Austrian Society for Railway History (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Eisenbahngeschichte, or ÖGEG) is an Austrian society that was formed from a group of railway fans, who got together around 1971 in order to look after working steam locomotives at the Austrian Federal Railway (ÖBB) depot of Linz.
Berliner Maschinenbau AG was a German manufacturer of locomotives.
Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.
The counter-pressure brake (German: Gegendruckbremse), also named the Riggenbach counter-pressure brake after its inventor, Niklaus Riggenbach, is a dynamic railway brake on steam locomotives that brakes the locomotive using the driving cylinders.
Originally, both Deutsche Bundesbahn and Deutsche Reichsbahn continued the classification system of the Deutsche Reichsbahn (DRG) – see also a short overview of the numbering system of the German railways.
The Deutsche Bundesbahn or DB (German Federal Railway) was formed as the state railway of the newly established Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) on 7 September 1949 as a successor of the Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft (DRG).
The Deutsche Reichsbahn, also known as the German National Railway, the German State Railway, German Reich Railway, and the German Imperial Railway, was the name of the German national railway system created after the end of World War I from the regional railways of the individual states of the German Empire.
The Deutsche Reichsbahn or DR (German Reich Railways) was the operating name of state owned railways in the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), and after German reunification until 31 December 1993.
A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine.
Dillenburg is a town in Hesse's Gießen region in Germany.
The DR locomotive classification scheme in East Germany in the initial post-war period used the DRG system, consisting of a class number (Baureihennummer) followed by a serial number (Ordnungsnummer).
In 1922 the Deutsche Reichsbahn began to develop a renumbering plan to standardize the numbering of steam locomotives that had been taken over from the state railways (Länderbahnen).
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
The Elsässische Maschinenbau-Gesellschaft Grafenstaden (Alsatian Engineering Company in Grafenstaden) was a heavy industry firm located at Grafenstaden in the Alsace, near the city of Strasbourg.
Erkrath is a town in the district of Mettmann, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Freudenstadt is a town in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The grade (also called slope, incline, gradient, mainfall, pitch or rise) of a physical feature, landform or constructed line refers to the tangent of the angle of that surface to the horizontal.
Hanomag (Hannoversche Maschinenbau AG) was a German producer of steam locomotives, tractors, trucks and military vehicles in Hanover.
Henschel & Son (Henschel und Sohn) was a German company, located in Kassel, best known during the 20th century as a maker of transportation equipment, including locomotives, trucks, buses and trolleybuses, and armoured fighting vehicles and weapons.
Hungarian State Railways (Magyar Államvasutak, MÁV) is the Hungarian national railway company, with divisions "MÁV START Zrt." (passenger transport), "MÁV-Gépészet Zrt." (maintenance) and "MÁV-Trakció Zrt.". The "MÁV Cargo Zrt" (freight transport) was sold to Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) in 2007.
Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.
Ilmenau is a town in Thuringia, Germany.
The Kaiserliche Generaldirektion der Eisenbahnen in Elsaß-Lothringen or EL (English: General Directorate of the Imperial Railways in Alsace-Lorraine) were the first railways owned by the German Empire.
The Kuhn slide (German: Kuhnsche Schleife) is part of a modified Walschaerts (German:''Heusinger'') valve gear on steam locomotives and is named after its inventor, Michael Kuhn (1851–1903).
Linke-Hofmann-Busch was a German manufacturing company originally established in Breslau to produce locomotives and rolling stock.
The railway vehicle classes covered by this list of DRG locomotives and railbuses belonged to the Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft or DRG (1924–37) and its successor, the Deutsche Reichsbahn or DRB (post 1937).
This list gives an overview of the locomotives and railcars that were in the Prussian state railways.
Polskie Koleje Państwowe SA (PKP SA, Polish State Railways, Inc.) is the dominant railway operator in Poland.
The term Prussian state railways (German: Preußische Staatseisenbahnen) encompasses those railway organisations that were owned or managed by the State of Prussia.
A rack railway (also rack-and-pinion railway, cog railway, or cogwheel railway) is a steep grade railway with a toothed rack rail, usually between the running rails.
Rail freight transport is the use of railroads and trains to transport cargo as opposed to human passengers.
A railway air brake is a railway brake power braking system with compressed air as the operating medium.
Rastatt is a town with a baroque core, District of Rastatt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Schleusingen is a city in the district of Hildburghausen, in Thuringia, Germany.
Shunting, in railway operations, is the process of sorting items of rolling stock into complete trains, or the reverse.
Suhl is a city in Thuringia, Germany, located SW of Erfurt, NE of Würzburg and N of Nuremberg.
A tank locomotive or tank engine is a steam locomotive that carries its water in one or more on-board water tanks, instead of a more traditional tender.
The Walschaerts valve gear is a type of valve gear invented by Belgian railway mechanical engineer Egide Walschaerts in 1844 used to regulate the flow of steam to the pistons in steam engines.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War I reparations were compensation imposed during the Paris Peace Conference upon the Central Powers following their defeat in the First World War by the Allied and Associate Powers.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, ten powered and coupled driving wheels on five axles and no trailing wheels.