Category: Poland

Tramwaje Szczecińskie – Workscars and Museum Fleet 2012

A recent visit to Stettin (in October 2012) allowed me to finish my long planned overview of the existing workscars and historic trams. Listed are all current workscars, the fleet on show in the new Technical Museum (most cars are on loan from the tram company) and all other preserved cars (including those unrestored ones Read More

Łódź Interurban Tramways – Part III (Video 803Na Farewell)

video taken on last day of the old cars (March 31st 2012) [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZhr5zWILjY&w=560&h=315] Read More

Łódź Interurban Tramways – Part II (The Fleet)

Part I of our Lodz report dealt with the interurbans. In part II we show you photos of the current fleet (including all of the workscars) as of June 2011. All images were taken in May 2011 (except #72 and #506 which were parked in and impossible to photograph so older images were used) Here Read More

Łódź Interurban Tramways – Part I (The Lines)

Łódź is unique in Poland because it kept most of its interurban tramways. Only two lines were closed in the 1990s (route 44 to Aleksandrow and route 42 to Rzgow). See the 1998 map for details (this was published in the 2001 publication: Lodzka podmiejska komunikacja tramwajowa 1901-2001): click to enlarge solid line = existing Read More

Warsaw Work Horses – Part III (Rubber-Tyred Fleet)

Unlike parts 1+2 we can only show you a selection of the road (incl. road/rail) vehicles owned by the tramway company. Most photos were taken inside the huge ZETiT complex (i.e. the permanent way and workscar depot in Obozowa) – those taken at other locations are marked. Many more vehicles were seen and many of Read More

Warsaw Work Horses – Part II (Trailers & Traversers)

Apart from the motor car fleet of work cars there are also numerous trailers. Many of the trucks used are probbly from old passengers trams. As in part I we show all the vehicles we saw during our one day visit to all depots and workshops. I did miss the snow ploughs this time, they Read More

Warsaw Work Horses – Part IV (Previous Visits)

The last part of our Warsaw report deals with vehicles not observed during our May 2011 visit. The photos shown were all taken on previous visits and it is not known if these vehicles still exist (though in the case of the accident damaged “K” cars they are probably scrapped…). We show them in the Read More

Travels 2010 – Brussels, Germany, Spain, England, Italy & Poland

Moving my website from one ISP to another some of the older images somehow were not trasferred. Below are the 2010 destinations visited and after the list follows a gallery of some images I found on the server with the date 2010 – some are missing, sorry… BE – Brüssel Tram (UiTP 125) BE – Read More

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