Die-cast metal chassis; The class 65 was part of the new building program of the German Federal Railroad and was first delivered in 1951. The characteristic appearance gives the machine.
an equally powerful and elegant appearance. Her preferred area of €‹€‹activity was as a passenger train tender locomotive in the suburban and light rail traffic in the Ruhr area..
Some machines were later given push-pull control. The 18 locomotives reached a top speed of 65 km / h with an output of 1,089 kW..
4/1 In 1972 the last machine was put on the siding.