Die Berliner Verkehrs-AG (BVG) und ihr Betrieb 1934 (GVE)

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This book contains a reprint of an exhibition brochure produced to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the establishment of Berlin’s public transport operator, the BVG, in 1934.

It gives a comprehensive overview of the young but already very successful company and includes over 100 black & white photographs and many drawings, plans and tables. All the photos and graphics have been digitally processed to enhance their appearance. The political influences of the time are sometimes evident, but the brochure contains a plethora of interesting facts and remains an important historical document in regard to both transport ant the city of Berlin.

Topics covered include:

  • The city of Berlin and the development of local public transport
  • The BVG and its operations
  • The internal structure of the company
  • Scope of operations and transport services
  • Traffic and organisation of operations
  • Fares and ticketing
  • Distribution of BVG income
  • BVG's fleet of vehicles
  • Workshops
  • Operating facilities of the BVG
  • Elevated and underground railway stations
  • Train safety
  • The working spirit of the BVG

108 pages. German text.

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