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5047 072-3 at Steindorf bei Stra▀walchen.

The 5047 class was built by Jenbacher from 1987 onwards as a 62 seater second class diesel railcar for secondary services over the non-electrified sections of the ÍBB. The units ride on 2 4-wheel trucks with both axles of one powered by a 419 kW, 562 hp diesel using a hydraulic transmission to produce a top speed of 120 km/h, 75 mph.

Thursday September 26th, 2002, a rainy afternoon, sees passengers from the Salzburg to Linz semi-fast scurry across the unprotected platforms at Steindorf bei Stra▀walchen to catch the branchline train to Simbach(Inn) which consisted of a single unit 5047 072-3. 

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