Baltic Cruise: Berlin

The cruise ship moored at Warnemunde, in what used to be East Germany (DDR) and the station is alongside the dock (or vice versa). We had a pleasant ride through rural areas to Berlin, where we were given an introduction to the city on a fleet of tour buses. Trams had been banished from the Western sectors of the city, but were retained in the Easter sector.

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Baltic cruise, 2004 Arrival of our train in Berlin (awaiting tour bus) at Lichtenberg station
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Stairs and lift from street to Stadmitte
U-bahn station, in Friedrich str.
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Local train, Berlin, at Lichtenberg station
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Double-deck bus, Unter den Linden
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DB loco at Lichtenberg station
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Berlin tram turning out of Universitatstr. into Dorotheen str.
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Local train, Berlin Lichtenberg
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Tram seen from bus in motion
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Our tour group halted on its way to tour bus no. 8 at Lichtenberg station
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The train back to Warnemunde was headed by a Swiss-built Re4/4 loco, built for SBB 15,000V 162/3Hz power.
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Elevator (lift) from street to Stadmitte U-bahn station, in Friedrich str.
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Maker's plates, Re4/4 loco
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Shades of the Kingsway Subway! Stairs from street to Stadmitte U-bahn station, in Friedrich str.
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