German Railways Photos
|The class 701 motorized work car was developed from the rail
buses. Between the driving compartments are the workshop and crew accommodation
with work bench, shelves, seat and washing facility.
On the roof a current collector is arranged for the grounding and examination of
the railway catenary. The
largest part of the roof has a hydraulically elevated and tiltable
work platform with a load-carrying capacity of 300 kg. They are rated at
222 kW, 300 hp, both axles are powered and the top speed is 90 km/h, 55
This unit was built by Waggon-und-Maschinenbau, Donauwörth (serial number 1270) in 1958 and was numbered Mü 6209 until the 1968 renumbering.
701 028-3 at Rosenheim on Tuesday October 28th, 2003.