Category Archives: Things about the tram

In the wake of the Wall

From mid seventies till mid eighties Berlin was a second home for me, a pied-à-terre as the French call it or like a famous German song: Ich hab noch einen Koffer in Berlin. I still have a suitcase somewhere in … Continue reading

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Things about the tram (3)

‘Two rooms and a bath’ These days the shape and form of tram cars is defined by modernity and in most cases articulated to transport travellers as much as possible. An art of snake on steel wheels on rail sneaking … Continue reading

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Pictures of a postcard (18)

‘ A Vienna delight’  It’s one minute past nine in the morning, the station clock guides the scene. Wien (Vienna) Westbahnhof with the Europe Square (Europaplatz) in front of it. Austria united but date unknown, this is always a problem; … Continue reading

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Things about the tram (2)

‘North, East and Southeast Asian trams’ For many the other side of the world, the Far East but these days not as far as thought. Yuăn Dōng – Verre Oosten – Estremo Oriente – Ferner Osten – Extrême-Orient – Daleki … Continue reading

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Things about the tram

‘In the wake of yesteryear’ Before I’ll return to the realm of South-east Asia in these series; a personal intermezzo about the days wherein I grew up and developed a passion for rail and all what’s coming along with it. … Continue reading

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