Heeresfeldbahnlokomotive

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A Heeresfeldbahnlokomotive is the German term for a special wartime locomotive (Kriegslokomotive) for employment on military field railways (Heeresfeldbahnen), railways usually designed to transport military supplies to the front line.

Classes[edit]

HF 160 D
HF 110 C

Germany[edit]

Steam locomotives World War I[edit]

Steam locomotives World War II[edit]

(KDL = Kriegsdampflokomotive)

Diesel locomotives World War II[edit]

(KML = Kriegsmotorlokomotive)

  • HF 200 D
  • HF 130 C (KML 3)
  • HF 50 B (KML 4)
  • HF 40 B (Industrie class Deutz OMZ 122 F for bridging the gap whilst the HF 50 B was being designed)

Preserved[edit]

German Heeresfeldbahnlokomotiven preserved in Germany after the Second World War:

in Germany[edit]

Steam locomotives[edit]

  • HF 70 C (KDL 12)
  • HF 110 C (JLKB Nos. 1, 4 and 5): Nicki + Frank S. (Slg. Seidensticker)
  • HF 160 D (KDL 11)
  • HF 210 E: Aquarius C (Slg. Seidensticker)

Diesel locomotives[edit]

  • HF 200 D: none
  • HF 130 C (KML 3)
  • HF 50 B (KML 4)

in Austria[edit]

Many Heeresfeldbahnlokomotiven were left in Austria after the war; as a result many of these locomotives were used by Austrian railway companies.

Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB)[edit]

Steam locomotives[edit]
Diesel locomotives[edit]

Salzkammergut-Lokalbahn (SKGLB)[edit]

Steam locomotives[edit]
  • SKGLB 19 (HF 160 D)
  • SKGLB 22 (HF 210 E)
  • SKGLB 32 (HF 110 C)
  • SKGLB 33 (HF 110 C)
Diesel locomotives[edit]
  • SKGLB D 40 (HF 200 D)

in Poland[edit]

Diesel locomotives[edit]

  • Lx 164 (HF 200 D, Sochaczew narrow gauge museum)

in Namibia[edit]

Steam locomotives[edit]

  • Swakopmund-Windhuk Staatsbahn Zwillinge, Number 154A (154B is lost) on a plinth under a shelter outside Windhoek Station.

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