Locomore German train
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End Of The Line For Locomore?

Frankfurt to Berlin for only 22 Euros – green electricity, fair trade coffee and themed areas. Locomore wanted to be an alternative to Germany’s main train operator Deutsche Bahn. After just five months though, the company has decided to call it a day. With a “sad heart”, independent train operator …

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Locomore Berlin train station
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Locomore: Get the Inside Track on Germany’s New Train

What’s green and orange, and sells fair-trade coffee? If you are planning to travel by train in Germany this year the answer could be waiting at a station near you. A new German rail company, Locomore, is providing an eco-friendly and consumer-driven alternative to the country’s main train provider Deutsche …

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Pokemon Go Dusseldorf Tram
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Pokémon Go – Monster Hunting by Tram in Düsseldorf

Pokémon Go fans take to the Rheinbahn in search of Düsseldorf’s latest hotspots. If the world wasn’t enough, it seems that Pokémon Go has now conquered the Rheinbahn too. 75 Pokémon Go fans recently paid €8 for a three-hour return ride on one of Düsseldorf’s classic yellow trams – all …

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vintage German travel posters
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Vintage German Travel Posters – A Golden Age

Vintage German travel posters are part of the “Plakatstil” movement, an early style of poster art that originated in Germany in the early twentieth century. The common characteristics of this style were bold eye-catching lettering with flat colors. Before this time, persuasive simplicity was a rare thing in most advertising: posters, especially, …

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Google street view miniatur wunderland Hamburg
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Google Street View Returns To Germany

Explore mountains, towns, markets, airports and motorways in Hamburg’s Miniatur Wunderland model village with Google Street View. Miniatur Wunderland has to be one of the top attractions when visiting Hamburg. It is one of largest model railway exhibits in the world with over 15,000 metres of track, and includes a complete …

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Berlin Radbahn Covered Cycle Route
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Berlin Radbahn – A Paradise for Cyclists

The Berlin Radbahn is a proposed 9km long covered cycle route under elevated sections of the city’s U1 underground line. The concept, developed by Radbahn Berlin, is simple: to use the undeveloped space under Berlin’s existing elevated U1 rail line for use by cyclists. If developed, this new cycle route would run from the Zoologischer Garten metro station …

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