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Munich, Germany

Delivery: 1991-1996

The Stadtwerke München Verkehrsbetriebe (Munich transit authority) placed an order with Kiepe as main contractor for a new Battery Locomotive for its 40.9 kilometres underground line.

The battery locomotive can operate from main line (third rail) or from its batteries and is designated for

  • Towing of defective motorcars
  • Maneuvering of working vehicles in case of defective or non existent third rail power supply.

The locomotive has a train control for double traction or can be controlled from another car. It has the authorization to operate on the line of the German Railway (Deutsche Bahn AG).