Trip to Germany and Austria - March 2000

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Place Arrive Depart Train Traction details & notes

Friday 17th March 2000

Timperley   15:08 Metrolink tram 1024
Altrincham 15:13 15:15 Taxi
Manchester Airport (MAN) Terminal 2 15:27 16:15 SN618 Sabena Airbus A321 OO-SUA
Brussels Airport (BRU) 18:40 19:20 SN475 Sabena Boeing 737-500 OO-SYK dep 20 late
Stuttgart Airport (STR) 20:30
My hold luggage failed to arrive from Brussels - on first plane next day!
Overnight at Hotel Mövenpick, Stuttgart Airport (5 mins walk from airport)
New track today: none.

Saturday 18th March 2000

Stuttgart Flughafen   09:08 'S2' DB EMU 420 463 set
Stuttgart Hbf 09:35 10:22 RE32011 DB EL 143 965-2
Wendlingen (Neckar) 10:49 10:53 RB19031 DB DR 627 002-9
Oberlenningen 11:25 11:39 RB19036 DB DR 627 002-9
Wendlingen (Neckar) 12:08 12:26 RB19038 DB DR 627 002-9
Plochingen 12:34 12:44 RE32015 DB EL 143 655-9
Tübingen Hbf 13:23 13:48 RB32475 DB DR 650 003-7
Herrenberg 14:12 14:50 SE19613 DB EL 110 170-8
Eutingen im Gäu 15:05 15:09 RB28079 DB DR 627 004-5
Freudenstadt Hbf 15:43 16:02 RB28081 DB DR 627 007-8
Hausach 16:47 16:51 RE18754 DB EL 143 972-8
Offenburg 17:18 17:34 DNR82592 OSB DR VT514
Kehl 17:51 18:12 RE18327 DB EL 181 212-2
Offenburg 18:27 18:38 RB18129 DB EL 110 273-0
Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf 19:35
Hauptbahnhof 21:11 '5' FVAG tram 259
Reutebachgasse 21:28 21:34 '5' FVAG tram 259
Hornusstraße 21:36 21:44 '4' FVAG tram 264
Hauptbahnhof 21:56
Overnight at Inter-City Hotel, Freiburg
New track today: Stuttgart Flughafen - Rohr, Wendlingen - Oberlenningen, Entringen - Herrenberg

Sunday 19th March 2000

Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf 07:22 RB18904 DB DL 218 303-6
Elzach 08:02 08:08 RB18907 DB DL 218 303-6
Denzlingen 08:37 09:06 RE18064 DB EL 110 271-4
Riegel 09:16 09:44 514 SWEG DR VT508
Breisach 10:22 10:24 'S' BSB DR 007
Freiburg (Breisgau) Hbf 10:50 11:08 RE18085 DB EL 110 271-4
Weil am Rhein 12:07 12:17 RB18394 DB EL 143 050-3
Lörrach 12:27 13:09 RB18258 DB EL 143 348-1
Zell (Wiesental) 13:32 13:37 RB18265 DB EL 143 348-1
Basel Badischer Bf 14:11 14:18 RE18209 DB DL 218 227-7
Radolfzell 16:04 16:51 DNR82157 MThB DMU 596 673-4
Stockach 17:11 17:18 DNR82158 MThB DMU 596 673-4
Radolfzell 17:38 18:05 RE18211 DB DL 218 471-1
Lindau Hbf 19:30
Overnight at Hotel Vis-a-Vis, opposite station.
New track today: Denzlingen - Elzach, Riegel - Bresiach - Freiburg, Weil am Rhein - Lörrach, Basel Bad Bf - Lörrach - Zell, Basel Bad Bf - Lauchringen, Stahringen - Stockach.

Monday 20th March 2000

Lindau Hbf 08:23 (IC669) ÖBB EMU 4020 112 set
Should have been through IC train from Lindau
Bregenz 08:35 08:37 IC669 ÖBB EL 1044 228-7
Bludenz 09:26 09:33 R8927 MB EMU 10.108/10.208
Schruns 09:53 10:03 R8928 MB EMU 10.108/10.208
Bludenz 10:23 11:28 EC163 ÖBB EL 1044 123-6
Innsbruck Hbf 13:19 13:53 D439 ÖBB EL 1044 271-3
* Brennero FS EL E652 098
* San Cándido ÖBB EL 1042 022-2
Klagenfurt Hbf 19:25
Overnight at Hotel Goldener Brunnen, am Domplatz
New track today: Lindau Hbf - Feldkirch, Bludenz - Schruns, Innsbruck Hbf - Brennero - Fortezza - San Cándido - Villach - Klagenfurt.

Tuesday 21th March 2000

Klagenfurt Hbf 07:36 R4544 ÖBB DR 5047 039-2
via Bleiburg
Zeltweg 10:12 10:19 IC534 ÖBB EL 1044 006-3
via new tunnel at Leoben
Wiener Neustadt 12:28 12:36 R7721 ÖBB DR 5147 002/001
Lackenbach 13:52 13:59 R7728 ÖBB DR 5147 001/002
* Lopiersbach-Schaltendorf attached to DR 5047 085-5
Wiener Neustadt 15:23 16:36 E2709 ÖBB DL 2143 027-7
Friedberg 17:47 17:49 R2779 ÖBB DR 5047 032-7
Oberwart 18:20 18:26 R2780 ÖBB DL 2143 067-3 (+ DR 5047 032-7 to Friedberg)
Wiener Neustadt 20:02
Overnight at Hotel Zentrum, 10 minutes from station
New track today: Klagenfurt - Bleiburg - Zeltweg - Wiener Neustadt, Wiener Neustadt - Sopron - Lackenbach, Wiener Neustadt - Friedberg - Oberwart.

Wednesday 22nd March 2000

Wiener Neustadt 08:34 R23356 ÖBB EL 1142 569-1
Leobersdorf 08:53 09:19 bus ÖBB bus dep 10 late
bus substitution due to engineering works at Leobersdorf
Wittmannsdorf 09:35 09:23 R6603 ÖBB DL 2043 048-4 dep 14 late
Traisen 10:48 10:50 R6706 ÖBB DR 5047 024-4
Markt St Aegyd am Neuwalde 11:38 11:42 R6713 ÖBB DR 5047 024-4
Freiland 12:08 12:11 R6758 ÖBB DR 5047 005-3
Türnitz 12:25 12:49 R6761 ÖBB DR 5047 005-3
Freiland 13:03 13:32 R6715 ÖBB DR 5047 004-6/017-8
Traisen 13:52 13:54 R6605 ÖBB DL 2043 077-3
St Pölten Hbf 14:17 16:00 E6079 ÖBB EMU 4020 096-6
Tulln 16:37 16:56 E1674 ÖBB EL 1044 020-6
Krems an der Donau 17:35 18:16 E6014 ÖBB DR 5047 024-4/025-1
St Pölten Hbf 18:50
Overnight at Hotel Hauser-Eck, 10 minutes from station (1st night of 2)
New track today: Wiener Neustadt - Leobersdorf, Wittmannsdorf - Traisen, Traisen - Markt St Aegyd, Freiland - Türnitz, Traisen - St Pölten Hbf, St Pölten Hbf - Herzogenburg - Tulln, Absdorf-Hippersdorf - Krems - Herzogenburg.

Thursday 23rd March 2000

St Pölten Hbf 07:26 E6807 ÖBB EL 1099 008-7
Mariazell 09:57 10:57 R6804 ÖBB EMU 4090 002/003
Ober Grafendorf 13:04 13:45 R6851 ÖBB DL 2095 013-5
Ruprechtshofen 14:34 14:48 R6858 ÖBB DL 2095 013-5
Note: last passenger train ran Ruprechtshofen - Wieselburg an der Erlauf on 14/01/2000.
Ober Grafendorf 15:37 15:48 R6808 ÖBB EL 1099 006-7 +1099 009-1 on rear
* St Pölten Alpenbf ÖBB EL 1099 001-8 replaced 1099 009-1
St Pölten Hbf 16:10 16:38 E7016 ÖBB DR 5047 009-5/015-2
Kienburg-Gaming 18:03 18:47 R7023 ÖBB DR 5047 009-5/015-2
Pöchlarn 19:47 20:03 E1627 ÖBB EL 1042 021-4
St Pölten Hbf 20:28
Overnight at Hotel Hauser-Eck (2nd night of 2)
New track today: St Pölten Hbf - Mariazell, Ober Grafendorf - Ruprechtshofen, Pöchlarn - Kienburg-Gaming

Friday 24th March 2000

St Pölten Hbf 08:08 IC640 ÖBB EL 1044 223-4
via new route avoiding Säusenstein
Amstetten 08:43 08:52 R3508 ÖBB EMU 4030 308 set
Waidhofen an der Ybbs 09:20 09:47 R6907 ÖBB DR 5090 009-1
Lunz am See 11:19 11:47 R6908 ÖBB DR 5090 009-1
Gstadt 13:04 13:40 R6957 ÖBB DR 5090 012-5
Ybbsitz 13:52 13:55 R6958 ÖBB DR 5090 012-5
Waidhofen an der Ybbs 14:22 14:34 R3525 ÖBB EL 1141 022-2
Amstetten 15:03 15:45 IC940 ÖBB EL 1044 264-8
Linz Hbf 16:26 arr 5 late
had hoped to get 16:30 train to Salzburg via Traun, but it had already gone!
Linz Hbf 17:10 EC568 ÖBB EL 1044 285-3
via new route avoiding Lambach and Markt Lambach
Salzburg Hbf 18:28 18:36 IC716 DB EL 101 009-9
München Hbf 20:21
Overnight at Hotel Ibis (5 minutes walk from station)
New track today: Amstetten - Waidhofen - Gstadt - Lunz, Gstadt - Ybbsitz, new alignments at Säusenstein and Lambach.

Saturday 25th March 2000

The following trains marked (BOB) are operated on behalf of BOB.
München Hbf 08:30 DNR81557 DB DL 218 349-9 (BOB)
Lenggries 09:43 10:18 DNR81512 DB DL 218 349-9P (BOB)
Schaftlach 10:41 11:15 DNR81661 WEG DR VT411 (BOB)
Tegernsee 11:36 12:20 DNR81616 BOB DR VT504 001/004
Schaftlach 12:41 12:45 DNR81516 DB DL 218 203-8 (BOB)
Holzkirchen 12:55 13:01 DNR81465 DB DL 218 312-7 (BOB)
Bayrischzell 13:56
14:59 train cancelled: no driver. This messed-up the remainder of the day....
Bayrischzell 16:03 DNR81474 DB DL 218 349-9 (BOB)
Mü.- Donnersbergerbrücke 17:24 17:37 'S1' DB EMU 420 162/094/167
* Höhenkirchen-Siegertsbrunn drop off 094/162 sets
Kreuzstraße 18:26 18:38 'S1' DB EMU 420 167 set
* Höhenkirchen-Siegertsbrunn set 032 on rear
München Hbf 19:27 20:07 SE21172 DB EL 110 218-5
Augsburg Hbf 20:49
Overnight at Hotel Ibis (5 minutes walk from station)
New track today: Holzkirchen - Schaftlach - Lenggries, Schaftlach - Tegernsee, Holzkirchen - Bayrischzell, Giesing - Kreuzstraße.

Sunday 26th March 2000

Augsburg Hbf 07:25 RB21004 DB EL 141 027-3
Via easternmost route, over flyover, to Augsburg-Hirblingerstraße
Ulm Hbf 08:38 09:10 RE19240 DB EL 111 166-5
Stuttgart Hbf 10:24 11:05 'S1' DB EMU 420 432 set
Böblingen 11:28 11:34 RB534 WEG VT430
Dettenhausen 11:57 12:02 RB535 WEG VT430
Böblingen 12:26 12:31 'S1' DB EMU 420 333 set
Stuttgart-Vaihingen 12:40
Vaihingen Bf 12:54 'U1' SSB tram 3089+3090
Marienplatz 13:08 13:15 '10' SSB rack tram 1002
Degerloch 13:24 13:32 'U5' SSB tram 3322+3321
Hauptbahnhof 13:43 13:57 'U14' SSB tram 3022+3021
Vogelrain 14:13 14:17 'U1' SSB tram 3090+3089
Vaihingen Bf 14:26 14:35 'U3' SSB tram 3302+3301
Pleiningen 14:50 14:58 'U3' SSB tram 3301+3302
Möhringen Bf 15:06 15:21 'U5' SSB tram 3317+3318
Leinfelden Bf 15:28 15:46 'S2' DB EMU 420 388
Stuttgart Flughafen 15:52
Stuttgart Airport (STR) 16:45 SN2656 Sabena Boeing 737 OO-SDW dep 18 late
Brussels Airport (BRU) 17:47 18:55 SN2181 Sabena Boeing 737-300 OO-SYB dep 23 late
Manchester Airport (MAN) Terminal 2 19:20 19:45 Taxi
Timperley 19:58
New track today: Böblingen - Dettenhausen

Tickets used: Schönes Wochenende Tickets for Germany, Euro Domino ticket for Austria, plus occasional other single tickets as required.

Copyright © 2000, 2011 Paul Steane.

This page last updated on 23 October 2011 at 16:10.