Category: VDVA

Travels 2019 – Part IX

Many of the VDVA members just joined us for the main part of this fall (autumn) tour: Lviv. But we had more to offer for those who are interested in trolleybuses! 4 systems in the region nearby were thus explored. We rented a large van for this (from/to Lviv). Trains could have been used but Read More

Travels 2019 – Part VIII

Most of the VDVA members joined us in Lviv. We visited both tram depots (the company has asked us not to show unsuitable photos of depot no.2 as this facility is still under reconstruction and is used to store all the retired & rusting equipment) and the trolleybus depot. Our members were able to ride Read More

Travels 2019 – Part VII

Rivne was the starting point for the final 2019 VDVA tour (Lviv was the main target for this trip and only a small number of VDVA members made it to Rivne). The last system in the world that runs Skoda 9Trs in numbers. They will probably not last forever, even there. We did of course Read More

Travels 2018 – Part IV (VDVA Bucharest & Poland)

A short repeat visit to Lodz. In October 2018 VDVA visited Bucharest. You will find photos of trams, trolleybuses and metros here. As usual, we visited quite a number of depots and had some charters (private hires). If you are interested in joining us on these VDVA tours in Europe, visit the www.vdva.de website (we 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 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 2017 – Part XI (VDVA Tallinn)

We reached Estonia with our coach and explored both the meter-gauge tramway and the remaining trolleybus network (which unfortunately has shrunk quite a bit recently). day 8 Pärnu (Pernau) day 8+9+10 Tallinn (Reval) Read More

Travels 2017 – Part X (VDVA Daugavpils & Liepaja)

From Riga we took a coach to visit the two other tramway systems in Latvia. Also, there was more to see in Riga… day 5 Daugavpils (Dünaburg) day 6 Liepāja (Liepaja) day 7 Rīga (Riga) Read More

Travels 2017 – Part IX (VDVA Riga)

After Lithuania we returned to Riga by coach. There we had lots of depots to visit and also chartered a few vehicles. day 4 Rīga (Riga) Read More

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