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 one 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
701 158-8 at München Ostbahnhof on Wednesday September 19th, 2001.