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Article about „The first railway diesel engine“ (two pictures inclusively)
First drive of this railway diesel engine (date not mentioned):

- Switzerland – Germany: Winterthur – Romanshorn – Basel – Straßburg – Worms – Nordhausen – Berlin
- average speed at this first drive: 20 – 100 km/h
Date or 1913
date QS:P,+1912-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1912-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1913-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Source "Welt und Wissen", 1912 or 1913 (no date), p. 421-423
Author Author: Unknown authorUnknown author
Georg Temps (editor)
Peter J. Oestergaard Verlag, Berlin-Schöneberg (publishing company)
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The main reason for the development of the first diesel engine in 1897 (after longstanding tests) were reasons of costs in face of the costs of coal and the substitution of coal machines in railway and shipping (nevertheless of higher parameters of performance at coal machines) after the great world economic crisis of 1890-95.

Technical details to this engine:

- length over buffer: 16.6 m
- total weight: around 95 tons
- motor: Four-cylinder “Sulzer two-stroke engine” with 250 HP performance
- wheel base at the buffer axes: 2.20 m
- wheel base at the revolving chassises: 3.60 m
- minimal radius of the curves which could passed with this revolving chassises: 180 m-

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