Monday, 19 November 2012
Belgian Railways Class BR 52, Locomotive No 82009 , Belgium.
The BR 52 class was a German built steam locomotive used in large numbers during WW II. When German forces vacated Belgium, condensing BR 52s 1972, 1977 and 1992 remained behind. The Belgian National Railways (SNCB) renumbered them 2800 to 2802. These were returned to Germany in 1950 where they were taken out of service a year later. Loco no 8200-9 was originally built in 1942 as loco no 15564 and later re constructed in 1960 as loco no 8200-9.