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175 015-7 at Berlin Lichtenberg.

Class 175 originated from an order to Waggonbau Görlitz in 1962 for a 4-car high speed diesel hydraulic multiple unit. They were originally classed as SVT18.16, became class 175 and ultimately 675. The are powered by diesel engines in each driving unit with a total output of 1472 kW and a top speed of 160 km/h, 100 mph.
Unit 175 015-7 was built in 1968 by Waggonbau Görlitz (works number 020400/A8/68) numbered VT18.16.08a and was withdrawn in May 1989.

Railcar 175 015-7 at Berlin Lichtenberg on Saturday May 10th, 2003.

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