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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.

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DateEventOwnerSeriesIdentification
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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