Category: Tram Museum

Travels 2020 – Part III

A long weekend in Lodz (PL) to ride museum GT6 #805 and a visit to the rebuilt tramway in Gorzow (PL). In Lodz we visited Rzgow to see the newly installed Konstal #3459 and a visit to ZTiS (the permanent way depot) allowed an inspection of the new workscar #92338. The main workshops at Tramwajowa Read More

Travels 2020 – Part I

A weekend in Liberec (CZ) with a very short drive-by of Goerlitz (DE) took place in January. Covid-19 made all the other planned travels impossible but in August the tramway museum at Schoenberger Strand (DE) near Kiel was visited. New year, new photo layout – click any of the preview images to go to  full Read More

Travels 2020 – Part II

Despite Covid-19 a train trip to Sweden was arranged in September. Goeteborg (SE) was the main target but the train allowed convenient stops in Landskrona (SE) and Lund (SE) to see the single trolleybus and new tramway lines there. We saw 4 of the 5 trolleybuses in Landskrona. Lund is to open in December 2020 Read More

Travels 2018 – Part II (Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, Denmark & VDVA Sofia)

This trip took us from Odessa to Chisinau by car. We started in Odessa, went to Moldova and then drove around Romania in a big circle ending up in Moldova & Transnistria again. Here you will see photos from Rasinari – Timisoara – Targu Jiu – Craiova – Ploiesti – Braila – Galati – Vaslui Read More

Travels 2018 – Part I (Denmark, Ukraine, VDVA Belgrade & Germany)

We started the year with a visit to the National Tramway Museum in Denmark to witness the big celebrations there (40 years!) with a short side-trip to Aarhus. In May we went to Ukraine again. We had travelled to most of the countries’s systems before but we had never managed to go East of Charkiw Read More

Travels 2017 – Part XIII (Denmark & Poland)

Various short trips took us to Denmark and Poland. Travels to the Ukraine (two trips this year) and the www.vdva.de trip to the Baltics & Helsinki are shown in separate posts! Aarhus – November Szczecin (Stettin) – October Museum Skjoldenæsholm – October Poznań (Poznan/Posen) – September Łódź (Lodz/Lodsch) – July Poznań (Poznan/Posen) – July Praha Read More

Travels 2017 – Part XII (VDVA Helsinki)

We decided to add Helsinki at the end of our Baltics tour because it is fast and easy to reach by direct ferry from Tallinn. The top highlight in Helsinki was probably the private tour we had using a metro train to ride directly into the depot. We had a number of highlights during this Read More

Travels 2016 – Part I (Ukraine in March: Kiev & Chernihiv)

Our first visit to Ukraine (the first of many to come). Of course there is lots to see in Kiev. We also did a daytrip by car from Kiev to Chernihiv. day 1 + 2 – Київ/Kyjiw (Kiew/Kiev) – Western system with visit to future museum at old bus depot no. 3 plus depot visits 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

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