This locomotive was painted in a blue "Bayer Makrolon" scheme back in 2003.
(see photo ID # 114896).
This is the "cockpit" ... of the train that carried the 1954 German World Cup Soccer champions. (see photo # 147922) The engineer let me come on board.
This train carried the German Soccer World Champions in 1954.
The Baureihe 218 is 30 years old and still going very strong!
Racing into the sunrise ...
This locomotive type is commonly referred to as "Taurus".
The engineer of this train let me take this shot provided I post it on the internet. I told him:
"Kein Problem" ... he was in awe when I told him about Railpictures.net.
Take a closer look at the billboard to the right of the engineer's side.
The image on the billboard is the same location as in this picture.
A classic example of the west German "Einheitselektrolokomotive" from the late 1950's to mid 1960's. Many of these have long been scrapped ... the "Baureihe 115" (BR 115) is closely related to the... (more)