Friday, November 22, 2019

Naumburg tram in DDR days, Germany

A metre gauge system of only 2.9 km in length. Steam trams began on 15 September 1892 and the line was electrified in 1907. This car of the 'Lindner' type with 24 seating places dates from 1928 and was renovated from 1989 bis 2016. Website

India's first electric train - from Bombay VT to Kurla

On 3 February 1925 the first Electric Multiple Unit service with 4-cars, manufactured by Cammell Laird and Uerdingenwagonfabrik, was flagged off by Bombay Governor Sir Leslie Orme Wilson.

The first service ran from the then Bombay VT (now Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai) to Coorla (now Kurla) on harbour line.  (Source)

1940 Dodge Milk Truck Rat Rod

Something that should attract attention!  Source with info and more pics

For some NZ equivalents, see the book Alternative Drivestyles

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Malaysian tram stamps, 2015

The last picture is of a locomotive-hauled train, not actually a DMU, however, it could be of the push-pull type where there is a driving cab at the end of the last car which is used when travelling in the opposite direction.  These are common in Europe.