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 2011 Kolkata (Report)

Another year, another exotic location, another travel report… I’ve long toyed with the idea of visiting Calcutta (now called Kolkata). In February 2011 this dream became a reality. Together with a fairly large group of fellow enthusiasts from the US, Great Britain, Belgium, Netherlands, France and Germany (21 in total) who wanted to join me Read More

Travels 2011 – Kolkata Part III

Last day (Day 5): those fires again (amazing how quite the streets still are at 7:30am – if only I had forced myself to get up this early every day… on the next visit for sure) #634 in Lenin Sarani (route 22) #270 in Lenin Sarani (route 25) #270 (we arrived in this car here) Read More

Travels 2011 – Kolkata Part II

Images Day 4 #603 in Lenin Sarani (route 1) – in the morning they burn rubbish and leaves in the gutter…. #603 same location (how different it looks if one does not “shoot” into the sun) #215 in Lenin Sarani (route 17) #218 ditto (route 5) – the newest car body (already with some “injuries”)… Read More

Travels 2011 – Kolkata Part I

Images taken on day 2 #715 at Esplanade (route 1) #637 in Syed Ali Amir Avenue near Park Circus Depot (route 25) #498 Gariahat Depot #276 at Kalighat Depot (on the unnumbered shuttle route to Tollygunge) #264 Tollygunge Depot #686 #686 #686 #262 leaving Kalighat Depot for Tollygunge Day 3 #711 at Esplanade (route 12/7) Read More

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

BE – Brüssel Tram (UiTP 125) BE – Ostende Tram Jubiläum DE – Dresden Tram DE – Hamburg S-Bahn (Jubiläum) & Routemaster zu Besuch DE – Hannover Routemaster zu Besuch DE – Stuttgart Tram & Zahnradtram DK – Skjoldenaesholm Tram Museum ES – Alacant Tram & Überlandbahn ES – Barcelona Tram ES – Castellon Obus Read More

Travels 2010 – Cairo / Heliopolis, Helwan and Alexandria (Fleet List)

You can download our fleet list here (pdf file): fleet-list-egypt-2010 Read More

Travels 2010 – Cairo / Heliopolis, Helwan and Alexandria

Photo Impressions from Cairo & Heliopolis (and Media City) Photo Impressions from Helwan Photo Impressions from Alexandria Read More

Travels 2010 – Cairo / Heliopolis, Helwan and Alexandria (Report)

Click here for photos! I have long played with the idea of visiting Egypt to explore the tramways there. Egypt does not often feature in the transport press and I had problems finding out what was still running. So, in February 2010 a trip was planned to visit all the tramlines. I was joined by Read More

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