Class 218

  • German ‘Rabbits’ days numbered

    German ‘Rabbits’ days numbered

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    GERMAN Railways (DB) had hundreds of diesel-hydraulic locos introduced in the 1960s and 1970s to replace steam, but their days working passenger trains are now coming to an end. Of the several hundred ‘V160’ B-B design locos built, only the final variant – Class 218 – remains in use with DB for passenger services. They…

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