Category: Photos

Lodz Trams in Movies

2015 has seen movies being shot in Lodz involving some of the historic trams. Paweł Kaźmierczak took these photos and also was the motorman. Here is just a small selection: And they also made a music video: Read More

Re-Opening of “Trasa W-Z” in Lodz : Travels 2015 (photo review) – Part V

On October 31st the important East-West route was re-opened after two years of complete rebuilding. In the East the line was also extended (to Olechow). MPK celebrated this event with a display of some trams (including many of the historic fleet) on the Friday (30th) and free rides on Saturday/Sunday (without any historic trams). During Read More

Model of High Tatra Ropeway (and more)

On our travels we meet lots of interesting people. Whilst riding the historic “Kométa” interurban train in the High Tatra Mountains recently we met Michal Kovacik (who works as a volunteer on the train). He and his father have a phantastic working model of the old Lomnický peak ropeway in their garden. Below are some Read More

130 Years Blackpool Trams

Blackpool celebrated 130 years of trams with running a large number of historic vehicles over the weekend Sep 26/27. Tony Armitage took the following photos: 007 40 Bolton 66 147 new Track Gang bus 1114 (ex 267) 600 602 604 632 633 641 642 645 648 672 675 676 680 682 685 700 701 706 Read More

150 Years Vienna Trams Parade : Travels 2015 (photo review) – Part IV

Wiener Linien presented 53 vehicles (or rather entries – as some of the motor cars pulled 1 or 2 trailers) on September 27th on the Ring. I managed to photograph most of them (avoiding the hub of the event because of the thousands of people standing in the way) and only missed the most modern Read More

140 Years Prague Trams Parade : Travels 2015 (photo review) – Part III

DPP Prague presented 39 vehicles (or rather entries – as some of the motor cars pulled 1 or 2 trailers) on September 20th in the city centre. I managed to photograph all of them before and during the parade. 01 – Ringhoffer Motor #351 from 1915 02 – Horsecar #90 from 1886 03 – Ringhoffer Motor #200 from 1900 Read More

Travels 2007 (photo review)

Hamburg Szczecin (PL) Berlin (DE) Museum Wehmingen (DE) San Francisco (US) Museum Rio Vista (US) Sacramento (US) Isle of Man (IM) Manchester & Museum Heaton Park (UK) Blackpool (UK) Sheffield (UK) Nottingham (UK) Birmingham – Wolverhampton (UK) Museum Crich (UK) Museum Dudley (UK) Newcastle (UK) Museum Beamish (UK) Brüssel (BE) Cologne (DE) Dublin (IE) Solingen Read More

Travels 2008 (photo review)

Miskolc (HU) Budapest (HU) Szeged (HU) Debrecen (HU) Timisoara (RO) Oradea (RO) Resita (RO) Craiova (RO) Arad (RO) Bucuresti (RO) Constanta (RO) Ploiesti (RO) Sibiu (RO) Schwerin (DE) Hannover & Museum Wehmingen (DE) Salzburg (AT) Freilassing (DE) Schafbergbahn & Wolfgangsee (AT) Strausberg (DE) Schöneiche (DE) Woltersdorf (DE) Warszawa (PL) Czestochowa (PL) Tychy (PL) Ostrava (PL) Read More

Travels 2009 (photo review)

Gliwice (PL) Czeladź (PL) Będzin (PL) Dąbrowa Górnicza (PL) Bytom (PL) Ruda Śląska (PL) Zabrze (PL) Siemianowice Śląskie (PL) Katowice (PL) Sosnowiec (PL) Szczecin (PL) Gorzow (PL) Poznan (PL) Magdeburg (DE) Hamburg (DE) Berlin 8DE) Dresden (DE) Budapest (HU) Bucuresti (RO) Braila (RO) Galati (RO) Botosani (RO) Iasi (RO) Medias (RO) Brasov (RO) Sibiu (RO) Read More

Travels 2015 – Part I (Denmark, Germany, Northern Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Turkey)

Another very busy year for traveling. We visited a few museums and took some photos around Hamburg. Northern Poland was a group visit (with Central and southern Poland to follow 2016 and 2017) I organised. We travelled by coach. Hungary was easily done by train – again a group tour (which I had partly organised). Read More

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