Columbia University in the City of New York

Historic Steam Train

Travel starts the season for rail Romantics like over 60 years ago on July 12, 2009. As the Internet portal informs, runs every Saturday and Sunday from this date for five weeks a historic steam locomotive on the North Sea coast. And how it works: the historic steam locomotive, which is also equipped for comfort with modern IC coaches runs three regional trains per direction on every operating day and reached Dagebull, where then the leisure there are in time with the ferries of the Wyker Steamboat shipping company to the North Sea Islands of Fohr and Amrum to get each scheduled. Big beneficiary of this particular action is the unknown island of Fohr, which with its green meadows sheltered behind the islands of Amrum and Sylt is located and also belongs to the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park. The tourism authorities are happy about the increase in visitors, is now at long last, that the island offers a perfect home for family vacation. But also the history of the Steam locomotive, number 52 8079 enough exciting offers: In 1943, it was by the Deutsche Reichsbahn for military purposes built, mainly troops and materiel of the Wehrmacht to transport them. In the possession of the German Democratic Republic, managed the locomotive after World War II and restored finally in 1963 again functional. The steam locomotive is primarily a rarity: just eight mobile copies exist worldwide. Additional information: service / press contact: Tilo summer Unister Media barefoot Gasschen 11 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

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