Train At a Speed of 224 km / h in 1931

Train At a Speed of 224 km / h in 1931

Schienenzeppelin (airship on rails) was created, as well as many other wonders of the pre-war German art in Weimar Germany.

Train At a Speed of 224 km / h in 1931 (1)

Subsequently, these engines were used in the Luftwaffe bombers. To keep the train on the tracks propeller was tilted by 7 degrees.

Train At a Speed of 224 km / h in 1931 (2)

Originally designed for a speed of about 193 km / h in 1931, he set a record of 224 km / h, which was not broken for another 23 years. But no one on the train gasoline engine never beat that record.

Train At a Speed of 224 km / h in 1931 (3)

Unfortunately, Schienenzeppelin never went into production because of security problems. Prototype set a record speed was dismantled in 1939, went on to create aluminum Messerschmitt for Uncle Adolf.

Train At a Speed of 224 km / h in 1931 (4)

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