In the north of Bruxelles the railway museum of Schaerbeek is located. The museum is situated in an old train station with beautiful architecture, extended by a modern hall which contains the largest part of the train collections.

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January 2022 I was able to participate in the transfer of a “Flying Train” of the “Köln” class from Munich to Delitzsch. This flying train is in the ownership of the “Förderverein Schnelltriebwagen e.V.” and will be brought back to operating conditions in Delitzsch.

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Special Train

A couple of days ago I worked as train guard on a special train for the Dampfbahn Fränkische Schweiz. As our passengers walked part of the line, I had the train completely for myself as a private photo train between Muggendorf and Behringersmühle. We could stop everywhere to take pictures :-)

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Last weekend the Coronoa situation allowed to visit the german steam train museum in Neuenmarkt. Neuenmarkt itself is located at the lower end of the “Schiefe Ebene”, a steep incline on the railway line to Hof and further on to Thuringia.

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Nils Pickert

Geboren 1975, Schule, Uni, Arbeit, … das Übliche halt.

Solution Engineer, Physiker, Hobbyfotograf, Nerd, Modellbahner…