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Railway Museum of Thessaloniki

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In the outdoor area of the Railway Museum of Thessaloniki there are many interesting exhibits such as steam-locomotives and old rolling stock. Among them a visitor can see the following :


  • Steam Locomotive  Ζα 306


An old steam locomotive ,perhaps the only-one which survives all around Europe.Made in Germany, with about 75 other steam locomotives, designed by Alfred de Glehn from 1894 to 1901.


  • Steam Locomotives  Δα


 

Two steam locomotives since 1944 serial (UTATC) that used to run at the ΣΕΚ network


 

 

 

 

A restaurant vehicle manufactured in 1927 by “The Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Co.Ltd.Builders - Smethwick, England”, which was a part of the famous and very well known train ,the “Orient Express” travelling from Paris to Istanbul in the first decades of the last century.The exciting and atmospheric internal decoration of them, turns us back at the beginning of the century.


  • Sleeping car  CIWL


A sleeping car CIWL constructed in 1949 at the factory “Societe Anonyme Ateliers Metallurgiques Nivelles (Belgique)”.


  • Hand car


A hand car called “Drezina” , dating from the early 20th century, is located on the rails ready to run.Visitors can use the mechanism to move it and understand the way of movement of the vehicle on rails.


  • Diesel and electric drazinas

Diesel and electric Drezines used to carry workers of railway companies and supplies that were used to test and repair the rails in the past.

 

  • Freight wagons



Very old freight wagons of the past years, among them there is a very old one since 1873.

 


In the outdoor area of the museum there are also crane, components for construction and maintenance of steel bridges, rails of various profile and width, mining trolleys, stations accessories, signaling equipment and materials, telecommunications equipment. Many mechanisms and tools, that are not currently used, as torches, rails drilling systems, manual lifting jacks, hand tools and many other exhibits.


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