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OEG Saloon car in Mannheim

OEG Saloon car in Mannheim, Germany

During a walk through Mannheim I came across this very special tramcar. It was a saloon car (‘Salonwagen’) of the former OEG built in 1928. Today one can charter this train equipped with furniture made of mahogany and teak for group tours.

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Ebbelwei Express in Frankfurt am Main

Ebbelwei Express in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

During my walk through Frankfurt am Main I came across a special tramway which was used for sightseeing tours. Besides info about the city one also get a glass of apple wine (‘Ebbelwei’) inside.

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Chiemsee Railway in Prien

Chiemsee Railway (1887) in Prien, Germany

It is pretty old: The Chiemsee Railway (Chiemseebahn) dates back to 1887. Though this railway doesn’t exactly meet the definition of a tramway, it is considered the oldest still operating steam tramway in the world.

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Vintage tramcar in Nuremberg

Vintage tramcar in Nuremberg, Germany

A tramcar of the series 700/800 dating back to 1925 seen in Nuremberg (Nürnberg).