German Steam East and West 1969-1971 DVD (Unique Productions)

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As featured in the August 2020 issue of Today's Railways Europe, this DVD contains footage of steam traction in both the Federal and former Democratic Republics of Germany taken between 1969 and 1971. In the DDR Saalfeld, Gera, Neustadt (Orla), Aue, and Bärenstein are visited, featuring lineside sequences on the Gera and Leipzig lines from Saalfeld and elsewhere. DR types shown include 015, 41, 44, 65.10, 58 (G12), 86 and 95 (T20).

In West-Germany, trains are shown at Aachen, Aalen, Tübingen, Heilbronn, Münster, Rheine, Lingen, Salzbergen, along the Mosel valley, Bebra, and on the Rheine-Emden line. DB types 01.10 and 44 (in both their coal and oil-burning guises), 23, 38 (P8), 41 Öl, 55 (G8), 64 and 78 (T 18) are seen.

The narrow-gauge Cranzahl-Kurort Oberwiesenthal and Wolkenstein-Jöhstadt lines are also visited where trains are followed by car. The former features the Neubau 2-10-2s and the latter the famous IV K Meyer compounds.

German Steam East and West 1969-1971 DVD Includes decent quality colour images from a transitional era for German steam operation. 45 minutes running time.

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