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Travelling by train

Monday, August 27th, 2007

Today in the Monday Podcast we talk about our experiences travelling by train in Germany, and discuss how useful offers like the BahnCard and Schönes-Wochenende-Ticket can be.

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Dauer-Spezial der Bahn (früher Surf&Rail)



Visiting the trains – the Dampf-Bahn-Club Taunus

Monday, August 13th, 2007

Yesterday the Monday Podcast visited the DBC Taunus grounds in Oberursel to see the model railway that they have built up over the last 30 years.

We spoke to the chairman, Matthias Zundel, and took a ride behind one of the steam trains.

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The U-Bahn to Oberursel-Hohemark

Monday, March 5th, 2007

Today the Monday Podcast took a trip on the U-Bahn to the end station, “Hohemark”. We intended to talk about about the history of the line and what is left of the turning circle at the end of the line that used to be used in the days of the trams.

Unfortunately, things didn’t go according to plan. First we missed the train, and then it starting raining so hard, that we had to give up and go home again.

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Useful Links
The history of the U-Bahn in Wikipedia
Building the U-Bahn – from Stadtregion.org
Further infomation from Nahverkehr-FFM Forum about the Hohemark turning circle
Pictures of old trams and the steam train “Hohemark”, that used to run on the line



 

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