The Flagship of the FZI Cottbus
This extensively decorated locomotive symbolizes in a special paint scheme the history of the Cottbus locomotive and car maintenance facility from steam locomotive overhauling to the latest facility for the complicated maintenance of the ICEs.
Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) class 218 diesel locomotive, DB Locomotive/Car Maintenance, Inc. Cottbus. Diesel-hydraulic locomotive with electric train heating. Road number 218 497-6. The locomotive looks as it did starting in 2021.