Month: December 2013

Istanbul impressions

A short trip to Istanbul allowed me to ride all of the lines (tram, metro, tünel, metrobüs, ferries, Marmaray etc.). Photography is difficult as it is not allowed in the stations and there is a lot of security. I had no problems away from the stops but some of the lines offer very few photo Read More

Bielefeld M8C cars in Lodz

MPK Lodz has now started to use the recently purchased Stadtbahn cars from Bielefeld (Germany) in force. They currently run only on lines Z1 and Z2 from Chocianowice depot. Line Z2 also sees (as a rush hour supplement) use of some of the ex Bochum-Gelsenkirchen M6C cars out of Telefoniczna depot. Here we see the Read More

Lodz (115 years of public transport) – part 1

On December 15th MPK Lodz and the tram club KMST celebrated the 115th birthday of public transport with a parade of trams. 9 trams representing the varied fleet of historic vehicles that MPK, KMST and also privat individual Tomasz Adamkiewicz own ran from Polnocna loop to KINO CHARLIE in Piotrkowska street. Various photo stops on the way and a Read More

Lodz (115 years of public transport) – part 2

outside KINO CHARLIE: Brus Museum: Also at Brus Museum was ex workscar 72012 (ex 2012 ex passenger car 294) of type 2N. This car was restored and on December 20th moved to plac Kościuszki in Konstantynow where it is now a monument. The car has no motors. A few more images taken around that weekend Read More

Travels 2013 (photo review)

Again, we present a selection of images taken during our travels. December – Istanbul (TR) December – Lodz (PL) November – Tramlink, Croydon, London (UK) November – Merton Garage, London (UK) November – London (UK) November – London Bus Museum (Cobham Hall), Brooklands, Weybridge (UK) August – Plauen (DE) August – Graz (AT) August – Read More