This blog is about trains and places related to railways in Sweden and other countries. Most trips are started from Stockholm.
Monday, July 7, 2014
Düsseldorf to Frankfurt
2017-12-06: Sorting my old photos, this trip was made summer 2014. After visiting Netherlands, and Wuppertal, I'm heading from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt in Germany.
Before my train from Düsseldorf I have time to visit the town once again.
Siemens Combino NF8U tram
Düsseldorf main station is Germany's 4th busiest
Long distance trains are operating all Germany and other countries, here is a train to Switzerland.
DB Class 422 from Alstom/Bombardier
Intercity train with DB Class 120 locomotive
DB Class 643 (Bombardier Talent DMU) here used by Regiobahn GmbH
I'm taking ICE3 train to Frankfurt
Driver's cabin in the back of the train
High speed line from Köln to Frankfurt allows speed of 300km/h
I have arrived to Frankfurt
Impressive Frankfurt main station
Old and new
European central bank is located in Frankfurt
Frankfurt has 14 of Germany's 15 skyscrapers (buildings at least 150m). I on the roof at one of them.
MuZeil shopping mall
Reconstructed (1981–1984) six houses at the east side of the Römerberg which were destroyed in World War II.
U2 railcar from 1970's
Friedrich Schiller statue
The original opera house in Frankfurt is now the Alte Oper (Old Opera), a concert hall and former opera house in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It was inaugurated in 1880 but destroyed by bombs in 1944. It was rebuilt, slowly, in the 1970s, opening again in 1981. (Wikipedia)