Wheel Arrangement : B'-B' Power output : 1620 kW Max Speed : 140 km/h Tractive Effort : Length : 18.440m Weight : 78.00 tonnes Train Heating : steam (not used in HSH service?) Type of Loco : General purpose Diesel-Hydralic.
DB (Germany) Class 221.1 locomotives aquired second-hand via Regentalbahn in 1989. Mainly used by HSH for passenger services 1989-1993. Only one or two members of the class were active at any one time, they regularly worked passenger services between Durrës and Tiranë.
After some time in store at Shkozet, they were moved by 1996 to Memelisht and Prenjas. They were confirmed as still being at these locations in late September 2001, but those at Memelisht were cut-up in early 2004.
2003 (ex DB 221.125)
2001 (ex DB 221.118), 2002 (ex DB 221.140), 2004 (ex DB 221.131), 2005 (ex DB 221.109)