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DB AG CargoSprinter
later classes 690 and 691
Germany | 1996 | 7 produced
Windhoff-CargoSprinter (series 690) as an ÖBB tunnel rescue train in August 2020 in Spittal-Millstättersee
Windhoff-CargoSprinter (series 690) as an ÖBB tunnel rescue train in August 2020 in Spittal-Millstättersee
Tobias b köhler

In 1995, DB AG ordered a total of seven freight multiple units for a payload of 160 tonnes and a speed of 120 km/h or 75 mph from Windhoff and Talbot in 1995. At the ends there was a motor car with two 265 kW (355 hp) truck diesel engines from Volvo, a cab and a 40-foot platform for ISO containers. The class 690 from Windhoff also had three car with two steering axles in between. In the class 691 from Talbot, a three-car middle section with two-axle Jacobs bogies was used. The DB ultimately decided against the vehicle concept for container transport and Windhoff further developed the CargoSprinter into the MPV multi-purpose vehicle.

Variant690691
General
Built1996
ManufacturerWindhoffTalbot
Axle config1A-A1+1-1+1-1+1-1+1A-A1 1A-A1+2-2-2-2+1A-A1 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length296 ft 5 1/2 in293 ft 10 3/8 in
Empty weight266,759 lbs249,122 lbs
Service weight619,498 lbs601,861 lbs
Power
Power sourcediesel-mechanic
Top speed75 mph
EngineVolvo
Engine type4x 6-cyl. diesel
Engine output1,421 hp (1,060 kW)
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
DMU
baggage railcar
last changed: 02/2023
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