From 1939 the series 50 were the standard class for freight-trains in Germany together with the havier series 44. Over 3000 were build. More than half of them were rebuild in Eastern Germany into series 50.35-37 with new boilers. The last 50.35-37 left active service in 1988. This engine started as 50 307 and was reconstructed in 1959. In 1995 she came to the VSM-line. In 2012 the engine was build back into the situation as she was delivered in 1940. It got her old number 50 307.
|Diameter driving wheels||1400 mm|
|Weight full||146 ton|
|Overheated area||69 m2|
|Grate area||4 m2|
|Cilinders||2: 600x660 mm|
|Water capacity||30 m3|
|Remarks||The development of this class started in 1937 as a replacement for the old freight-train engines in Germany. From this series special simplified versions were derived during the war. After the war many were converted in Eastern Germany (rebuild).|
|1940||Build for||Deutsche Reichsbahn Gesellschaft||50||/ 50 307|
|1945||Take over by||Deutsche Reichsbahn||50||/ 50 307|
|1959||Rebuild by||Deutsche Reichsbahn||5035||/ 50 3564|
|1995||Sold to||Veluwsche Stoomtrein Maatschappij||5035||/ 50 3564|
|2012||Renumbered by||Veluwsche Stoomtrein Maatschappij||50||/ 50 307|
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