North East Germany & Berlin in September 2015
16 September 2015
On and around the Molli.
The south end of Goethstrasse looking towards Mollistrasse before the town had really woken up.
There are some grand old buildings in Bad Doberan.
A nice mural in Bad Doberan showing earlier times.
One of many ornate buildings in Bad Doberan.
99 2321 heads along Mollistrasse with the 08:28 from Kühlungsborn West to Bad Doberan.
99 2321 heads out of Mollistrasse and across the first of two level crossings on this section of the line.
No longer grand, the former alte Moorbad (mud bath), in Bad Doberan.
Wismar bound unit at Bad Doberan.
Coach connections. Of note is the electrical connection which is fed power from a substantial turbo generator on the locomotive.
Balcony with a view (and noise!)
99 2321 runs-round at Kühlungsborn West, the end of the line.
99 2321 stands alongside the depot at Kühlungsborn West.
Kühlungsborn West with the 2-8-2t back on the train ready to head to Bad Doberan.
99 2321 heads away from Kühlungsborn West with the 10:35 to Bad Doberan.
Kühlungsborn West station and yard.
There is a museum at Kühlungsborn West with exhibits inside and outside.
A life expired cylinder from a 2-8-2t.
This sectioned boiler shows the Molli loco boilers are almost entirely packed with flue tubes. The superheater elements make several passes to maximise the superheat temperature.
An interesting mix of boiler construction methods with a solid foundation ring but a U shaped firehole.
Former industrial internal combustion loco and wagons.
0-8-0t 99 332, a long term resident on the Molli, is now out of service and now on display at Kühlungsborn West.
A 5.4kW Fabeg turbo generator, sectioned for display, inside the museum at Kühlungsborn West.
99 2322 rolls into Goethstrasse halt on the 12:36 from Bad Doberan.
99 2321 enters Goethstrasse with 12:35 Kühlungsborn West to Bad Doberan.
99 2321 and train on Goethstrasse.
It wasn’t the plan to have cars in the photo but it does show what things are like in busy Bad Doberan. 99 2321 heads onto Goethstrasse with the 13:36 from Bad Doberan.
The standard gauge, disused, signalbox at Bad Doberan.
Alongside the fairly recently added cycle path 99 2321 heads the 14:35 from Kühlungsborn West to the east of the station at Rennbahn which is only used when the race course is open.
99 2321 on the 14:35 from Kühlungsborn West.
99 2322 heads up the incline on the eastern edge of Kühlungsborn with the 15:35 Kühlungsborn West to Bad Doberan.
And in colour, a shot made possible due to digital technology.
Bad Doberan Munster.
Copper and brick at Bad Doberan Munster.
Nice brickwork in the grounds on the Munster.
Bad Doberan’s Munster.
The Munster’s entrance.
It cost €8 to enter the Munster but this view can be had for free!
At the cloisters near Bad Doberan’s Munster.
Bad Doberan Munster cloisters.
Another grand building in Bad Doberan, the town museum.
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