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German Reichsbahn VT 135, WUMAG type 65 hp
Germany | 1933 | 15 produced
Works photo of the railcar T 01 of the district railway Schönermark-Damme
Works photo of the railcar T 01 of the district railway Schönermark-Damme
collection W. Theurich, Görlitz

The WUMAG models with a 65 hp Mercedes diesel engine were among the smallest rail buses in Germany. Most of them had a wheelbase of 4.5 meters, but there were also variants with 3.7 and 6.0 meters. Power was sent to one axle via a Mylius gearbox. With this construction they wanted to compete against the Wismar rail buses, but could not sell large numbers. Nevertheless, the vehicles were taken over by the Reichsbahn after the Second World War and were used for a long time.

General
Built1933-1937
ManufacturerWUMAG
Axle configA1 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Seats37
Dimensions and Weights
Length28 ft 7 1/2 in
Wheelbase14 ft 9 3/16 in
Fixed wheelbase14 ft 9 3/16 in
Power
Power sourcediesel-mechanic
Top speed37 mph
EngineDaimler-Benz OM 65
Engine type4-cyl. diesel
Fuel25 us gal (diesel)
Engine output63 hp (47 kW)
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
DMU
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secondary line
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last changed: 04/2023
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