This blog is about trains and places related to railways in Sweden and other countries. Most trips are started from Stockholm.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
2017-12-07: From Frankfurt I'm taking a tour to Mannheim and Heidelberg. Unfortunately this was a rainy day, so I could not enjoy the beauty of Heidelberg. One year after this trip I've visited Heidelberg again and the weather was much better.
ICE-T train at Frankfurt
DB Class 442 (Bombardier Talent 2)
DB Class 613 (Bombardier Itino), same DMU as Swedish Y31
DB Class 429 (Stadler Flirt)
ICE1 train to Mannheim
Arriving to Mannheim
The station is second largest hub after Stuttgart.
Mannheim palace is the second biggest in barock style after Versailles.
Today it is home for Mannheim University
From Mannheim I'm taking S-Bahn to Heidelberg, unfortunately here is a heavy rain
Heidelberger Bergbahn funicular
I'm back in Mannheim. TGV train from Marseille is on the way to Frankfurt