Road no. 19 1001
The 1930s were a decade of major global innovations in the field of railway technology. Steam locomotives were also improved and attracted a great deal of attention by breaking world records in Germany and Britain. How-ever, experts were well aware that the traditional steam engine had reached the end of the road. Possible solutions were offered by a number of innovations such as single-axle drive systems powered by small steam engines. Henschel, built a prototype locomotive for the Deutsche Reichsbahn in order to further investigate this technology. The novel single-engine technology was the only aspect of locomotive 19 1001 that reflected the state of the art in the field of steam technology at that time.
Delivery date: 3rd quarter 2010