Month: December 2015

NMVB (SNCV) Blind/Rollsign from Antwerpen

During a recent visit to the Antwerp tram museum (which is still closed to the public but the door was open and they let us in anyway…) I managed to obtain for a small donation this bus blind (or rollsign as the Americans call it). Shame it is so long, I have no way to Read More

Travels 2007 (Germany)

One of many visits to Europe that I organised for a group of friends from Cincinnati. Click to enlarge the photos (then click the small preview image again to open a larger version). Bremen Düsseldorf Duisburg Wuppertal and Solingen Read More

Travels 2004-2010 (Noleggio con Ventotto a Milano)

I visited Milano a lot for many years mostly with my friends from Cincinnati. We usually had a charter (private hire) and also visited some depots. If you want to see more photos from Milano try this Facebook group run by Peter Ehrlich (he organised the early Cinti group trips and attended many of the Read More

Travels 2007 (Northern California & Oregon)

A short visit to San Francisco with a day-trip by air from SF to Portland. I got a lift to Rio Vista from the City (as the locals call SF) and for a moderate fee I had a “motorman all day” and could choose which vehicles to take out onto the line. They never run Read More

Travels 2015 – Part II (Germany, Denmark, Northern Poland, Austria, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Switzerland)

The main tour this year in the autumn (fall) was a very very Long one. We started by car from Hamburg, headed to Vienna via various tram Systems en-route (to join the VDVA tour of Vienna & Bratislava), then Slowakia and returned from there via Switzerland, France, Belgium and Netherlands. Going to Bratislava with the Read More

Olsztyn Tramway First Public Rides : Travels 2015 (photo review) – Part VI

On December 6 MPK Olsztyn opened its doors to the public to show the new Kołobrzeska tramway depot (which is incorporated into the existing bus depot, though the tram entrance is in Towarowa) and the new trams. Two trams offered public rides from depot to the junction at the railway station (but not letting people Read More

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