EK Special 145: Rugen

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This Special magazine from Eisenbahn-Kurier contains various articles looking at the railways on the island of Rugen, which has been connected by mainland Germany by a causeway since the 1930s. Prior to the construction of the causeway, train ferries were used.

Articles look at what the island has to offer the railway enthusiast today, looking at the standard and narrow gauge railways which operate on the island. Other articles trace the history of railways on the island, from the first railway opening in 1891, through to the preservation of the narrow gauge railway nicknamed 'Rasender Roland'.

Other subject covered include:

  • An introduction to the island
  • The building of the causeway
  • Standard gauge railways
  • Narrow gauge railways
  • Chalk mining
  • Train ferries

All articles are well illustrated throughout with colour and black & white photographs. German text. 98 pages.

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