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Date: 02/22/19 07:16
Switzerland: Steam Special out of Romanshorn This Weekend
Author: Milepost_130

On Saturday and Sunday, February 23 & 24, 2019, MThB 3, 2-6-2T will power a special train departing on Saturday morning from Romanshorn, Canton of Thurgau, Switzerland.  The complete schedule can be found on a PDF file available via the link below.

On the afternoon of Friday, February 22, 2019, a brief visit was made to the Romanshorn shop area where MThB 3 was already in steam.  Two images are attached.

MThB 3, 2-6-2T (SLM 2263 / 1912), MThB class Ec 3/5, standard gauge

Verein Historische Mittel-Thurgau-Bahn: http://www.mthb.ch/
Locorama: https://locorama.ch/

Also on hand at the Romanshorn shop and yard are several additional steam locomotives:

In the shop, on display (not serviceable)

• SBB 8474, "Tigerli," 0-6-0T (SLM ? / 1896), SBB class E 3/3, standard gauge
• DB 18 508, 4-6-2 (Maffei ? / 1924), originally Königliche Bayerische Staats-Eisenbahnen 3709 (Royal Bavarian State Railways 3709), class S 3/6, four cylinder, compound

On display in the yard (outdoors - not serviceable)

• Escher-Wyss industrial locomotive [no name, no number], 0-4-0T (Krauss München 8488 / 1906), standard gauge
• SBB 2958 "Elefant," 2-10-0 (SLM Winterthur 2495 / 1915), SBB class C 5/6, standard gauge

DB = Deutsche Bundesbahn
MThB = Mittel-Thurgau-Bahn
SCB = Schweizerische Centralbahn
SLM = Schweizerische Lokomotiv-& Maschinen Fabrik



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 02/22/19 07:48 by Milepost_130.






Date: 02/22/19 11:17
Re: Switzerland: Steam Special out of Romanshorn This Weekend
Author: SOO6617

Thanks for the great photos and the information.

JB



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