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class 218
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One Last Shove

Class 218 worked push-pull sets were once common on the Oberstdorf branch but the transfer of München services to ALEX and the increasing use of class 612 DMUs on DB trains has steadily squeezed them out. By 2013 there were only a couple of workings a day, early morning and late evening, and they disappeared at the end of the year.

218.471 pushed RE57653, the 18:19 from Ulm, south from Bleichach on 6 June 2013.
camera : Nikon D600
 
lens : 70-200mm f/2.8
 
focal length : 105 mm
 
shutter : 1/640sec
 
aperture : f/9
 
ISO : 400
 
original : Digital 24 MP NEF
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