To counter the rising competition of e-locos and Diesel electric railcars, Borsig made two streamlined machines, the 05 001 and 05 002. On May 11th, 1936, the 05 002 set a speed record of 200.4 kph. Together with the test loco 05 003 (with a cab located in front of the machine), these machines were in service at the DB without the outer sheet metal until 1958.
We built the BR 05 in three versions: the totally covered 05 001 of the DRG, the 05 002 of the DB with Witte smoke deflectors and the 05 003 with photograph paint.
This series was ordered by Fulgurex.