Diesel locomotive impersonating a steam loco
|The Chiemseebahn is a 1.7 Kilometre single track line that joins the DB
station at Prien am Chiemsee to the harbour station at Prien Stock. The
owning company also operate a fleet of passenger vessels that serve the
islands and towns of the Chiemsee including the royal island and King
Ludwig II 's palace at Herrenchiemsee. Motive power for the line is
usually provided by an un-numbered 0-4-0 tram engine built in 1887 by Krauss
Locomotive Works hauling original 4-wheel passenger cars.
Their diesel locomotive cosmetically altered to match their steam loco on Sunday May 19th, 2002. This locomotive was built in 1962 and acquired second-hand from Halberger Hütte. It is kept as a reserve in case of problems with the steam loco or use in the off season.