In 1960 a 1750 HP diesel-electric locomotive was
arrived to Budapest for demonstration and for some trial runs. This loco with
uncommon look was built by Nydqvist och Holm AB (NoHAB) Trollhättan
(Sweden), some main parts (GM-EMD 16/567C prime mover, the genarator and
the 6 traction motors and some more) were delivered by General Motors -
Electro-Motive Division of the United States. So began the glittering domestic
career of the best ever locomotive type of the MÁV (and maybe of
This exemplar was originally planned to build for the
Finnish State Railways, but
the contract was canceled in the last minutes before the signing and
the loco was later bought by
the Norwegian State Railways (NSB). It was running in ordinary
duty until the very end of the NOHAB-era in Norway and is still in use
at Ofotbanen AS, Norway
61349 bytes. NOHAB-advertisement from 1960. Also available
in smaller size: 439x600, 39363 bytes.
49639 bytes. NOHAB-advertisement from 1962. Also available
in smaller size: 465x600, 32916 bytes.
80236 bytes. The NoHAB-demonstrator locomotive at Budapest-Nyugati pu. in
1960. This loco became later the number Di3.623 at NSB. Also available
in smaller size: 800x600, 53633 bytes.
||722x676, 34631 bytes. The NoHAB-demonstrator locomotive at Komárom
in 1960. This loco became later the number Di3.623 at NSB. Picture was
taken by Sándor Sábián +.
||1024x768, 111798 bytes. The NoHAB-demonstrator locomotiv at Budapest-Nyugati
pu. in 1960. This loco became later the number Di3.623 at NSB. Also available
in smaller size: 800x600, 71580 bytes.