Tour around Germany and Austria by trams and trains, 2003.

You can find the links of the already completed pages below:

Test run on the Transrapid 1-4.

Levitating one centimetre above track with speeds up to 410 kph...

Jena: old trams and light rails 1-2.

Or tramcars in contradiction...

Trams in Gotha and the Thüringen Forest Railway 1-3.

Among hills and forests: riding DÜWAG and Tatra trams...
And no low floors of course!

The Gothaer and others: trams from the GDR

LOWA, ET, REKO, GDR, VEB, CKD...
Or what does the Soviet Union and the Wartburg car-lights have in common? :-)
(Suggested literature)

Nordhausen: a small town with big ambitions 1-2.

Combinos and GT4's, track rebuildings and diesel motor coaches...

Halle: farewell to the Swabian 1-2.

What remains in town in lack of the GT4's?

Gera or the heritage of the GDR

Tram around the ghostly town, on fields of closed and newly built tramlines...

Erfurt: Where have all KT4's gone...? 1-2.

Gothaer cars high and low, low floors in all measure. And a race to make the most possible photos between two clouds, without anyone would be in my way...

Dresden: the long, the longer, the longest and the blue 1-2.

An East German town which became like one in the West...

A short afternoon trip to the Kirnitzsch Valley

Forest, single track, signalling stick, Gothaers and a switched-off waterfall...

The 100 year old tramway in Halberstadt

Real bombardiers, band, cheer-leader girls, iron wheels and crossing gates...

Leipzig: a low-floor heaven 1-2.

I hope I haven't forgotten any important things to tell :-)

Linz, where size does matter

Many axles, additional middle sections, steep hills, a semaphore and a tunnel under construction...

From Lambach to Gmunden: travelling on the local lines of the Stern & Hafferl company

Travelling through time to the fields of old vehicles and of the World's longest horse pulled railway line...

Gmunden: the small thing which counts

A true story about how I managed to miss the tram...

"Modelling" Karlsruhe 1-3.

Recommended by 4 out of 5 tramwayfriends at least...

Nuremberg without trials or master-singers

Low floors, large metros...

Wien, Innsbruck, Ulm: the longest day(s)

Quitting a long journey before time...

Linz, for the second time

Updated with later pictures of the tunnel works...

Gmunden: a legal alien

A guest star from Germany...

Innsbruck: the hush before the storm 1-4.

Trams, trolleybuses and much more, across 1730 metres in height, a coverage in 89 pictures...

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