[Germany]Rübelandbahn, the minor celebrity(12p)

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today I present you some photos from the east-Harz. The railway Blankenburg-Königshütte(Rübelandbahn) is a steep track with sharp return in Michelstein. Because of the slope, the freight trains must drive "sandwich" (locomotive-waggons-locomotive). The passenger traffic ends for around 10years. The Rübelandbahn is electrified from the GDR gouvernment. The electrical traffic started in 1965.

Photos from 12.July 2010:

285 001 and 185 640 near Braunesumpf.

Between Halberstadt and Blankenburg: 203 523 with an small freight train to Blankenburg.

232 675 with the "Buna-train" near Langenstein. (In the background you see Halberstadt.)

Sureprise, sureprise, 228 501 from EBW-Cargo in Blankenburg.

The passenger-trains from Harz-Elbe-Express near Langenstein.

232 675 with an lime-train near Langenstein.

Photos from 2. August, 2010:

250 003 with an dry bluk freight-train near Blankenburg.

Harz-Elbe-Express near Langenstein with an old GDR-railway crossing.

The "Buna-train" near Langenstein.

185 640 near Hüttenrode.

Blankenburg with an 640 from Harz-Elbe-Express.

233 295 in Langenstein.

I hope you understand my broken english;)


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