Iron Monument Club Plzeň

Iron Monument Club Plzeň

Service car (caboose) Dsd 6-6599

Service car (caboose) Dsd 6-6599

Dsd 6-6599

Car class Dsd is two-axle service car (caboose) designed for passenger and fast trains.
 

Characteristics and technical data of the car

Gauge 1 435 mm
Length over buffers 15 730 mm
Car body length 14 450 mm
Car body width (without side panorama windows) 2 700 mm
Width including side panorama windows 3 100 mm
Height above rail 3 835 mm
Wheels base 9 400 mm
Wheels diameter 1 000 mm
Maximum speed 100 km/h
Empty car weight 19 000 kg
Loading weight 7 500 kg
Air brake Knorr  
Lighting electric, bulb, 24 V  
Heating steam - low pressure, stove  
Wagon group 10  

Car history

1950 - produced by Královopolská strojírna in Brno (Moravia) as the serial number 28 104 and as class Dsd, number 6-6599, handovered to Czechoslovak State Railways
1957 - renumbered to Dsd 7-2837, according to new numbering system
1967 - renumbered to Dsd 50 54 93-21 210-2, according to international numbering system UIC
1983 - re-classed to Daad
end of 80s - rebuilt to service car for freight trains, equipped with stove, renumbered to Daad-k 30 54 93 21 210-7
1998 - last great overhaul, done by KOS Krnov
after 2000 - withdrawn from operation and deposited in Rakovník, next moved to Railway museum of Czech Railways in Lužná u Rakovníka
2002 - acquired by IMC Plzeň, transported to Plzeň, deposited in area of Depot Plzeň
2003 – 2004 - repair of outside look, done by IMC Plzeň members; the car is equipped by labels corresponding to state after manufacturing
8. 5. 2004 - first use in museum operation
20. 5. 2013 - renumbered to Dsd 55 54 93-20 001-1, according to numbering system EU
April 2015 - overhauling undercarriage in KOS Krnov

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