Tag: Łódź (Lodz/Lodsch)

"Helmuts" in Lodz (Update 2019)

Lodz is one of my favorite travel destination these days. The “Helmut” cars (this is the local nickname for all ex West German cars that went to Poland) are of special interest to me. Unfortunately, the wounding-down of the Lodz interurban tram companies MKT and TP in 2012 resulted in the scrapping of a number of these 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 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 2016 – Part X (Central Poland)

Łódź (Lodsch) – June Lutomiersk – June Konstantynów Łódzki – June Olsztyn (Allenstein) – June Mrozy -June Warszawa (Warsaw/Warschau) – June 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

Lodz Trams in Movies

2015 has seen movies being shot in Lodz involving some of the historic trams. Paweł Kaźmierczak took these photos and also was the motorman. Here is just a small selection: And they also made a music video: Read More

Re-Opening of “Trasa W-Z” in Lodz : Travels 2015 (photo review) – Part V

On October 31st the important East-West route was re-opened after two years of complete rebuilding. In the East the line was also extended (to Olechow). MPK celebrated this event with a display of some trams (including many of the historic fleet) on the Friday (30th) and free rides on Saturday/Sunday (without any historic trams). During Read More