Austrian class ( kkStB ) 170 a very
succesful locomotive design 1D-n2v ( 2-8-0 ) of which
796 locomotives were built in 1897-1919 plus 44 for the
private Sudbahn Company.Then the production continued
in Czechoslovakia with further 58 locomotives.Thus a total
of 796+44+58 = 898 locomotives were built.
In 1919-1927 the locomotived were distributed to:
In 1938 the BBг locomotives become Deutsche Reichsbahn DRB
class 56.31 on which later in 1941-1944 also number of captured
JDZ and PKP locomotives were added.
In addition the Germans leased from FS nearly all their class 729
locomotives and the Italians also used the locomotives on their army
lines of supply routes from Italy to Russian front.