Eisenbahnfreunde Betzdorf EFB details on steamloco.info


In 1985, the Betzdorf railway friends association was founded. The club first began with evening lectures in 1986 later followed by the first special trips. The idea to run the Westerwaldbahn Scheuerfeld-Bindweide with steam engines became a reality. These special trips enjoyed such great popularity that in they were repeated in 1987, 1988 and 1993. In 1987 the club purchased its first railway, a railcar of the type Klv 12. A little later followed by two more vehicles, the former DB-rail buses 798 711 and 668 798. In December 1993, finally met the former DR-52 8121-7 steam locomotive was acquired. After a general inspection in Meiningen and the further work in Betzdorf the locomotive was in operation in the special train service from 1994-1999. Since early 1995 the club has also its own car car set, with a seating capacity of 350 passengers. Since early 2001, the special trips are carried out with the in-house refurbished steam locomotive 52 8134. The club offers shelter for engines from other owners, private and museums.

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