DFB Dampfschneeschleuder R12 im Frühlingsschnee 2021, Steam snow blower in the swiss mountains!

Neha Sharma
Neha Sharma
02 Jan 2022

Die Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke testete Ihre Dampfschneeschleuder zum ersten Mal im harten Frühlingsschnee. Ich habe diese eindrücklichen Erlebnisse mit mehreren Kameras eingefangen und freue mich diese euch nun präsentieren zu dürfen.
An dieser Stelle nochmals herzlichen Dank an alle Beteiligten.

Die Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke ist immer eine Reise wert!


Today, the R12 is being tested for the first time under the toughest conditions.

Hard, frozen spring snow awaits the freshly restored machine.

Today's test run will show whether the R12 is up to these extreme conditions.

Steam Snow Blower R12 of the Furka Mountain Steam Railway

Project manager of the R12, Martin Horath, during boiler inspection.

The second star of the day. The HG 4/4 will energetically assist the R12.

Test run of the servo motor for switching from twin to compound operation of the steam engine.
The centrifugal machine is being warmed up.
The "Moose" (Gm 4/4 71) brings the steam snow blower into position.

That was probably a bit too modest. The R12 can do more!

What conclusion does the crew draw from today's test run?

The R12 wins even against the hard spring snow.

However, this beautifully restored mashine is actually much too precious for that.

That's why it will probably be used for demonstrations with powder snow in the future.

The forces are very impressive. The 10mm steel plates are bent outwards.

A big thank you goes to...

Thank you for your interest!

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