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36422 - Diesel locomotive 233 493-6, DB AG

Railway company:    |
Epoch: VI   |
Gauge: TT   |
Elect. system: DC   |
Diesel locomotive 233 493 of the Deutsche Bahn AG, Bahnbau Gruppe.

■ Baptismal name “Tiger”
■ Design in current operation condition
■ Powerful, reliable model for prototypically heavy construction/maintenance trains
■ Headlights/tail lights switchable with a DIP switch

The DB Bahnbau Group is responsible for the planning, construction and maintenance of the "Infrastruktur" network, particularly for the one of the "Eisenbahninfrastruktur". The company has its own locomotives to haul the trains. A yellow "Ludmilla" with locomotive number 233 493 and the characteristic name "Tiger" is available for the heaviest tasks. The locomotive, of Soviet origin, had a new 2,206 kW "Kolomna diesel motor" mounted when they converted it in 2002/03. It has been working like a dog for the track construction team since 2014.
Details
General data
Coupling
NEM shaft 358 without close coupling mechanism
Minimum radius
267 mm
Number of axles with traction tyres
2
Number of driven axles
6
Flywheel
yes
Electrical
Interface
Electrical interface for traction units PluX16
Head light
3 headlight, dependent on the direction of travel/2 tail lights, dependent on the direction of travel
LED head light
yes
Additional light function
yes
Measurements
Length over buffer
174 mm
 
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