BRDE-80 tested at Museumstoomtram

In week 36, the BRDE-80 shunting locomotive had several test drives at Museumstoomtram Hoorn – Medemblik. After this the locomotive was transported to the InnoTrans in Berlin, to be shown to the general public on behalf of Bemo Rail. And with success!

Photos: Rein Korthof



BRD 130 tested at Museum steamtram

After a successful test of the 4-axle shunting locomotive BRD150 intended for Iran, it’s now time to test our new 4-axle shunting loc: the BRD130, with the final destination Taipei (Taiwan).
In anticipation of the upcoming Factory Acceptance Test the locomotive is tuned and adjusted. This to make sure that the loc will arrive exactly as we wish. The BRD130 will be used for shunting services to the Metro Taipei in the workplace and as an intervention vehicle for the job stranded subway carriages. Our locomotive will then drag back these stranded carriages to the workshop.

This locomotive has a maximum speed of 50km/h, has 13 tonnes of pulling force and handles slopes up to 5.5%! riding with attached trailer load. Further provided with auxiliary tools for the re-railing and towing of vehicles, but also equipped with an automatic train control system (ATC).

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