Passenger wagons

MCi-43

Classification marks

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The MCi-43 passenger coach was a crew coach/auxiliary passenger coach procured by the Deutsche Reichsbahn from 1943 onwards to compensate for the loss of passenger train coaches due to the war. The letter “M” in MCi stands for Behelfspersonenwagen. The wagons were delivered with stove heating, later they were equipped with steam heating and electric lighting, which was fed by a driven generator suspended under the wagon floor. Although many of them were later converted back to freight wagons, a lot of these converted wagons were still used in passenger transport long after the end of the war: by the DB until the 1960s and by the DR until the 1970s. From 1950 onwards, the DB had a total of four-axle luggage and express freight wagons made from two makeshift passenger wagons each, which were still in use until the 1980s.

Technical specifications

MANUFACTURER

YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION

1943

WITHDRAWAL FROM SERVICE

MAX. SPEED

90 km/h

Axle Arrangement

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AXLES

2

LENGTH

12300 mm

WEIGHT

13 t

SEATS

60

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Gender notice

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