Day of the open monument at 52 8056
In a spectacular action, the Bautzner Bahnhofsplatz with steam locomotive 52 8056 got a locomotive monument in 1984. In another spectacular action on 17.09.2017 the locomotive changed the track side. The Ostsächsische Eisenbahnfreunde are trying to preserve the locomotive. It is planned to give the locomotive a weather protection roof, to set up the water crane and to install lighting. Some of these works should be visible by September.
The tour of the monument locomotive 52 8056 at the location Packhofstraße is possible from 10 to 17 o'clock. The locomotive's technology and history will be explained by expert personnel in the locomotive's driver's cab. With our historic modern railcars of the class 172/772, built in 1965 by VEB Waggonbau Bautzen, you can ride on the tracks of Bautzen station.
Unfortunately we have to postpone the planned presentation of our operational steam locomotive 52 8141, as the completion of the refurbishment in the Meiningen steam locomotive plant will be delayed.