KS 4071
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DerSchnelleLinus
N 50° 23.118 E 008° 03.720
32U E 433315 N 5581892
Quick Description: [DE] Eine KS 4071 Lok / [EN] A KS 4071 Locomotive
Location: Hessen, Germany
Date Posted: 9/20/2013 1:01:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ44C
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
Views: 6

Long Description:

Die Kleinlokomitve KS 4071 ist eine Akkumulator-betriebene Lok, welche im Bereich von Bahnhöfen für Rangierarbeiten genutzt wurde. Die ersten Prototypen wurde 1930 von AEG gebaut, ab 1932 wurde das Fahrzeug in (Klein-) Serie gebaut. Die Ausmusterung fand 1970 statt.
In Limburg ist diese Lok als Denkmal ausgestellt, da hier im ehemaligen Instandhaltungswerk der Deutschen Bahn eine Zeit lang alle Loks dieser Baureihe gewartet wurden.
Die Lok befindet sich in der Mitte einer kleinen Verkehrsinsel und ist für Fussgänger nicht zugänglich.


The KS 4071 is a accumulator battery driven small locomotive. It was mainly used for shunting within train stations and depots. The first prototypes were build by AEG in 1930, in 1932 the production of small series started. The locomotive was put out of service in 1970.
This KS 4071 is on display here in Limburg, as the former local maintenance depot of the Deutsche Bahn once serviced all locomotives of this type.
This KS 4071 is located in the centre of a small roundabout and is not accessible for pedestrians.

Locomotive Type: (required): Electric

Do you need to pay an entrance fee to view this locomotive? (required): No

How accessible is this locomotive display? (Required): Display is behind a fence, access is limited to viewing only.

If "other" what is the engine type? (optional): Not listed

If a fee is required what is the approximate cost for admittance? (optional): Not listed

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