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Searching for a Strudel #4

So to Day 4…. Started off cool but once again it is now a scorcher. Group one way trip on Weisseritztal bahn from Freital before returning in our minibus to Dresden. Decided to try what they call their mountain railways. … Continue reading

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Searching for a Strudel #3

Day 3 of Ron’s latest exploits. Muggy turned into steady drizzle. This morning we had an interesting guided walk round Dresden. A free afternoon so I did a recce to find things to do on the remaining free day and … Continue reading

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Searching for a Strudel #2

Dresden trams…. Dresden Hbf, inside and out…. The River Elbe…. And Dresden itself.  Old Town…. Frauenkirche and Martin Luther statue…..

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Searching for a Strudel #1

This is the time of year I try to take a bit of a blogging break.  However, Ron is on his travels again, visiting Dresden, so I’ll have an easy time posting his reports and pictures of trains and places.  … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1051

Haven’t done one of these for a while….. Some interesting information on the French move to electric railways.  I apologise for the commentator’s accent.  The BBC has a lot to answer for…. The end of the London trams.  This time … Continue reading

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Clan Line again

Simon kindly sent me some more pictures of Clan Line…. Bumped into Clan Line at Victoria this afternoon. Such a beautiful engine, and perfectly turned out. And Brian caught the train going through Godstone.

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And so to Germany #8

Day 9, and the last post, so to speak…. Sunny and warm. All trip has on today is a late afternoon wine tasting in Rudesheim so using my €9 ticket have come through to Frankfurt for a couple of hours. … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #7

Day 8, and coming to the end of Ron’s travels…. Mixed day. Free day on tour so taking advantage of limited new Germany initiative for June July and August of travel anywhere on local trains buses and trams for €9 … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #6

Day 7, and almost all tourism…. Mixed day overcast, sunny and light rain. No train travel today. Taken by coach to Boppard then back to hotel by boar [sic] with a stopover in St Goar. Only a German tour would … Continue reading

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And so to Germany #5

Day 6…. Overcast with sunny periods. Coach from Wernigerode to Hildersheim for train to Assmanhausen via Frankfurt. As the weather was good walked along Rhine to Rudesheim and then took train back. Starting at Frankfurt Hbf….. The delightfully named, though … Continue reading

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