Pictures from Germany December 2003

All pictures are taken by me.
© Väiski Savela,


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Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, 12.12.2003.

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Driver changes, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, 12.12.2003.


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Berlin Ostbahnhof, 10.12.2003.

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ICE2 waiting for coupling at Hannover Hbf, 12.12.2003.

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Two ICE2-units coupled, Hannover Hbf, 12.12.2003.

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Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, 12.12.2003.


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ICE 126 International from Frankfurt to Amsterdam at Köln Hbf, 11.12.2003.

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Modern train at modern station. Frankfurt (M) Flughafen, 11.12.2003.

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Departure. Frankfurt (M) Flughafen, 11.12.2003.

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Frankfurt (M) Hbf, 11.12.2003.

ICE3 Panorama Lounge
Following pictures token from Panorama Lounge on Köln Frankfurt high speed line on 11.12.2003. Speed approx. 300 km/h.

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BR 714

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One of the rescue trains on Hannover-Würzburg high speed line is at Kassel Hbf. 12.12.2003.

LIREX is a prototype of new modern commuter train built by Alstom. This diesel-electric train will be converted to electric train.

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You sure notice this train from the others! Wittenberge, 13.12.2003.

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There are different kinds of interiors around the train. Some seats had monitors and there was even a PlayStation between two carriages!

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Bistro compartment. One carriage had a TV screen presenting the train.

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Driver's cab on the end of the train. The whole train is low-floor.

BR 612 IC

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612-DMU painted for long-distance-trains. These trains replaced ICE-TDs on the line Nürnberg- Dresden. Dresden Hbf, 14.12.2003.


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Some RE-trains have long-distance-carriages, but usually in red RE-livery. This one still in long-distance-livery. Neustadt (Dosse), 13.12.2003.

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Less than one month old double-decker. Train pulled by BR 112. Falkenberg (Elster), 14.12.2003.

Talgo Nachtzug

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Talgo night train from Berlin to München pulled by BR 101. Berlin Ostbahnhof, 10.12.2003.


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Sympathetic Max informs passengers of construction works. Berlin Ostbahnhof, 14.12.2003.


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Trains pushed/ pulled by BR 218 in Quedlinburg on 10.12.2003.


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Other side of Wittenberge yard is not in use any more. All traffic is on the other side of station. In August this side was still in use. [picture]

BR 234 Ludmilla

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IR 455 pulled by Ludmilla leaving towards Wroclaw Glowny. Dresden Hbf, 14.12.2003.

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Same train leaving from Bautzen. 14.12.2003.

BR 99

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Narrow gauge steam locomotive BR 99 7238-1 of Harzer Schmalspurbahn in Wernigerodessa at Westerntor station on 10.12.2003.

BR 772 Ferkeltaxi

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Still in duty. Aschersleben, 10.12.2003.

CD 371 (Czech)

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This Czech dual-voltage-locomotive pulled EC 171 all the way from Berlin. Train continues to Budapest via Prague. Dresden Hbf, 14.12.2003.

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Built by Skoda. Dresden Hbf, 14.12.2003.

PKP (Poland)

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Not Star Wars, but Bar Wars! Polish restaurant at Krakow night train. Berlin Ostbahnhof, 12.12.2003.

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