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Henschel DHG 1200 BB
Germany | 1966 | 23 produced
RBH No. 641 in September 2009 in Moers-Rheinkamp
RBH No. 641 in September 2009 in Moers-Rheinkamp

Under the designation DHG 1200 BB, Henschel offered two similar types of shunting locomotives with an output of 1,200 hp and four axles in two bogies. They used as many components as possible from the three-axle models. The first four locomotives were sold to Rheinpreussen AG in 1966 as part of the fourth post-war Henschel generation. Between 1973 and 1976, ten fifth-generation locomotives were built, which could be recognized by the no longer rounded shapes of the hoods. Of these, three went to Denmark, two to Switzerland and the rest stayed in Germany. In Austria, Jenbacher manufactured nine more locomotives under license.

Built1966, 1973-1976
Axle configB-B 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length45 ft 0 15/16 in
Wheelbase30 ft 2 3/16 in
Fixed wheelbase7 ft 10 1/2 in
Service weight194,007 lbs
Adhesive weight194,007 lbs
Axle load48,502 lbs
Power sourcediesel-hydraulic
Engine output1,184 hp (883 kW)
Power Plant
Calculated Values
diesel locomotive
last changed: 09/2023

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