Category: Poland

Travels 2016 – Part X (Central Poland)

Łódź (Lodsch) – June Lutomiersk – June Konstantynów Łódzki – June Olsztyn (Allenstein) – June Mrozy -June Warszawa (Warsaw/Warschau) – June Read More

Travels 2016 – Part IX (Southern Poland & Germany)

Wrocław (Breslau) – June Kraków (Krakau) – June Katowice (Kattowitz) – June Bytom (Beuthen) – June Chorzów Batory (Königshütte-Bismarckhütte) – June Sosnowiec (Sosnowitz) – June Będzin (Bendzin) – June Czeladź – June June – Gołonóg (Dąbrowa Górnicza)/Bergenkirch (Dombrowa) (PL) Czestochowa (Tschenstochau) – June Hamburg – May Eberswalde – May Niederfinow – May Gorzów Wielkopolski (Landsberg 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

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

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

Lodz – Brus museum depot

At the end of April 2013 the tram club KMST (Klub Miłośników Starych Tramwajów) moved the historic cars from the closed ex MKT depot at Helenowek to the ex TP depot at Brus. Brus is now owned by the city of Lodz and there are hopes to re-open Brus as a proper transport museum in Read More

Łódź Interurban Tramways – Part II (The Fleet) – updated JUN-2014

This original posting from 2012 has been updated with a current fleet list (June 2014) only: (Photo: Pawel Kazmierczak) Much has happened in Lodz in 2012. We now only have one operator (MPK) and much of the interurban rolling stock has been scrapped. MPK absorbed parts of the MKT and TP fleets (those vehicles not Read More

Lodz – M8C private hire

On May 17th we chartered ex Bielefeld M8C #526 from MPK to go on the outer ends of interurban lines 41, ex 43bis (now 9) and 45 (now 16). The day started very wet but the time we reached Konstantynow the sun came out. Here are some images taken during the trip: Chochianowice depot 41 Read More

Works Cars in Lodz

In this post we are presenting a current overview of the lodz work car fleet. On overview (with more details) can also be found in our current fleet list (updated for January 2014) which can be downloaded here – this list includes the whole fleet, not just the works cars. The cars are shown here Read More

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