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 Some old locomotives are preserved as technical heritage, while some of them survived only at photographs.


Steam locomotive with unusual wheel arrangement 1-B-1. It was used for Belgrade-Pančevo railroad. Nowadays resting in Želvoz factory, Smederevo.

Notice: At Yugoslav railways numbering system, wheel arrangement actually indicates number of axes, not wheels. For example, Pacific type with 4-6-2 wheel arrangement should be designated as 2-C-1.


Plates with old steam locomotive data.


First locomotive for "Blue Train", used by Josip Broz Tito, in his frequent travels. After 1957 it was replaced by diesel engines, but stay in service for local trains until December 1978, when after 1,637,087 km was retired. In April 10th 1984. it was placed in front of the Belgrade Main railway station, as monument for 100th anniversary of Belgrade - Niš Railroad.   Locomotive was built by MAVAG, Hungary, in 1947. There was 63 engines of this class at Yugoslavian railroads.

Tehnical data: Wheel arrangement 2-D-0, power of 845 kW (1150 HP), maximum speed of 90 km/h, length 20.85 m. weight of locmotive 86 t, weight of tender 57.6 - 60.6 t., capable to carry 9.5 t. of coal and 24 m3 . of water. Locomotive was prepared in factories "Goša", Smederevska Palanka and "ŽTP" Belgrade

The data was prepared by the Branimir Pavković, Curator of the Belgrade railway museum.


20-183 Locomotive pictured in Trebinje, Republic of Srpska, Bosnian Federation.

62 - class

Few 62 - class locomotives, pictured in the Želvoz factory, Smederevo.

62-class engine originate from 0-C-0, specially designed for the United States Army Transportation Corps (USATC). It was built by H. K. Porter, Vulcan Works and Davenport Works. 106 of these engines started service as switchers in Yugoslavia after the W.W.II. In the period 1952-1961, 90 more engines of this type was built by "?uro ?aković" works in Slavonski Brod. Some of them still working in Industrial complexes.


Steam locomotive located in the city of Niš.


Narrow gauge locomotive 99.4-084 positioned in front of the Belgrade Railway Museum.

Technical data: 600 mm gauge, wheel arrangement 0-D-0, wheel diameter 0.6 m, length 5.9 m, height 2.9 m, weight 10.5 t, max speed 20 km/h, capacity 1.1 m3 of water and 0.3 t of coal. Steam pressure was 15 kg/m3, pulling-power 6650 kg.

This locomotive was produced by German works "Schwarzkopf", in 1917. It was used at some railroads in Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia. At Gradsko-Prilep railroad from 1922 until 1936, average speed was between 10.5 and 13.0 km/h.This railroad was closed for public transportation in 1937. The locomotive was removed to Skopje - Tetovo - Gostivar - Kičevo - Ohrid railroad.This line was closed in 1966 and in 1968 the locomotive was removed to Belgrade. At April 15th 1989 locomotive was located in front of the Belgrade Railway Museum. Reconstruction was done at "Šinvoz" factory in Zrenjanin.

The data was prepared by the Branimir Pavković, Curator of the Belgrade railway museum.


Narrow gauge locomotive produced in 1911 by Swiss company SLM. Wheel arrangement 0-D-0, length 8.07 m, speed 30 km/h, capacity 3.5 t of water and 1.5 t of coal. Pulling-power 5720 kg.

It was used in Bor Copper mine, later by the JDŽ (marked as 82-007), and finally located at Požega Railway Museum.


Narrow gauge locomotive produced by company YUNG in 1923. Wheel arrangement 0-C-1, length 13.7 m. speed 35 km/h, capacity 7 t of water and 3 t of coal. Pulling-power 6650 kg.

A class 83 locomotive was most frequently used engine during the period between W.W.I. and W.W.II. They were ordered at MAVAG and YUNG companies between 1923 and 1929. Before the W.W.II, 183 of them were running on narrow rails of former Yugoslavia.


Narrow gauge locomotive produced at 1929. Technical data as other from 83 class locomotives.

Some of 83-class locomotives is still preserved, and in very good condition. Two of them (83-062 and 83-173) is now at the Požega Railway Museum.


The very first locomotive built in Serbia in 1882. It was prepared for the Bor Cooper mine, and named after King Milan Obrenović. The second one, named after Queen Natalija, is not preserved. Locomotive was used in Bor Copper mine, for a long period, and finally located at Požega Railway Museum.


One more photo of the Milan locomotive.

Wheel arrangement 0-B-1, speed 12 km/h, capable to pull 4 small cars.


This locomotive with extraordinary design was used in the French army for the ammunition transport during the W.W.I. It was built by Baldwin factory USA.


Aforementioned locomotive before reconstruction.


760 mm. narrow gauge locomotive, built in 1874. It was used at the very first narrow gauge railroad in Bosnia built in 1878-1882 between Bosanski Brod and Sarajevo Wheel arrangement 0-B-0, speed 15 km/h..

Remains of special cars used for gun ammunition transport in W.W.I.
Remnants of trucks used for aforementioned ammunition cars.
Repaired narrow gauge truck, 600 mm.

Trucks are prepared in "Želvoz" factory for Mokra Gora - Šargan railroad.


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