Between the Lines 01 Spring 2006

Germany, Austria, Spain, Rolf Fleischmann & Nürnberg Toy Fair

Price:  £15.00

Model:  BTL01
Publisher:  Ticket to Ride



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Between the Lines 01  Spring 2006

Germany in very early 2006. with snow on the ground we follow Die Bahn going about its daily business from Cologne in the north, lots of freight near Troisdorf, down the Rhein Main NBS to Limburg, up to Giessen then down to Würzburg, Treuchtlingen and Nürnberg.Supporting features are:Freight around Kledering in Austria- one of the great gathering points for trains to and from the old east, the RMT- the iconic steam tram that runs across the dunes south west of Rotterdam, and on our visit a must for those with an interest in military vehicles on rail, Zaragoza in Spain- a look at the city and the pre AVE railway, complete with a Talgo cab ride!  Finally Rolf Fleischmann gives us some history of the famous model makers, and tells us what's new at the Nürnberg Toy Fair.   

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