The Train 2019 is a commemorative train to bridge impressions from war times until today – The long Path to Peace. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of D-Day 1944 and the 70th anniversary of the success of combined Read more
Shortly you will encounter the most unbelievable and once in a lifetime experience here.
As the project proceeds we will publish information about important meetings, milestones accomplished, and partners won. Stay tuned.
Alliiertenmuseum, Berlin Germany BERLIN PATROL, Berlin Germany Black Kilts, Berlin Germany Liberation Route Europe, Ad Elst, The Netherlands Spirit of Rememberance, GB The Royal British Legion, Berlin Branch, Berlin Germany
Neil Howard talks about the idea and background of this project. **** Here is the preannouncement from Fassberg Air Force Base, Germany.
Since 2012 there has been a close alignment with the BERLIN-PATROL project from Berlin. 2019 will bring a close cooperation between rail and road activities: In 2019 there will be transport train from Hertogenbosch to collect the participating military vintage Read more
Neil Howard has been a railwayman for forty years. His career started in 1976 as a volunteer loco cleaner at a steam museum railway in UK, and he joined British Rail on leaving school in 1978. He held multiple positions Read more
About once a year – but even that simple thing is a bit more fluid than it should be, we do something whimsical, usually out of Budapest. What usually happens is we sling together a raggetty old sleeper train, often Read more
Very few trains operate in a climate so tense that a single mistake could trigger nuclear Armageddon. Hence no trains from North to South Korea since 2008 thankfully. But that is what the Royal Corps of Transport did – daily Read more
In the summer of 1999 some very disturbing pictures appeared on British TV of darkish looking people being violently defenestrated from a ramshackle passenger train by white soldiers. It was not pretty, and seemed a harsh response to the oft-hear Read more