The locos of class E 71, formerly pr. EG 511-EG 537, were built from 1914 to 1924. the freight train locomotive with axle arrangement BB’ achieved as first E-loco a period of service up to 1958 at Deutsche Bundesbahn. Area of operations of the pr. EG 511-EG 537 was the range Magdeburg-Dessau-Leipzig-Halle and already electricified lines in Silesia.

In 1928 several E 71 were transformed to Basel to effect performance on Wiesen- and Wehratal trains in freight train service. The last loco E 71 28 was rejected in August 1958. at DR (east) the unique remained E 71 30 was restored in the 60th and shown at the museum of transportation at Dresden.


  • Prussian EG 521
  • DRG E 71 25
  • DRG E 71 32
  • DB E 71 28 with new constructed collector

Put into service 1914 Year of construction 2012
Length over buffers 11,600 mm Length over buffers 363 mm
Weight 65 to Weight 5 kg
Power 780 kW Scale/Gauge 1:32/Gauge 1
Maximum speed 31.1 mph
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