...and the privately owned railway company GFB (Grimstad Frolands Banen) is operating a small strech of track from the norwegian coastal town of Grimstad up to Rise, some 20 kilometers into the country. There it meets the NSB (Norwegian state railways) line from Arendal. NSB still runs passenger trains on the Grimstad Line, but all the freight is now handeled by the GFB. In real life, the Grimstad Line was closed down in 1961, but in my imagination, and in my layout room, it survived and we're now in 1965.
Please join me in my quest to replicate this sleepy little railroad. Any comments on my work are most welcome!
After World War II one of these locomotives was left in Norway. It was named Skd211 by the NSB, but is more commonly known as Köf. It will be used for shunting work in Grimstad and small local freights to Rykene and Rise.