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Locomotive “baba Meca” No 46.03 from 1931 is still working

The emblematic steam locomotive № 46.03 Baba Meca “баба Меца” again enjoys children, parents and the elderly.

Today 18 May 2019 the train route is Sofia-Bankya-Sofia with a traveling composition.

The name of the locomotive means granny Bear in Bulgarian. With operation No 46.03, it was manufactured in 1931 in the Polish locomotive factory “H. CEGIELSKI – POZNAN “, with factory no. 203, type Tt 1-6-2. He is the representative of the most powerful steam locomotives in Bulgaria, the biggest tendering machines in Europe, the first and, in fact, the only ones in Bulgaria with two wheelless axles in the chassis. It has a unique achievement in locomotive construction.

 


 

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