Covers Plandampfs in May, 1993 and May, 1994 with 13 standard gauge steam locomotives on passenger and freight trains on former East German trackage.
Also includes the Dresden Dampflokfest (Steam Locomotive Festival) in May, 1993.
A "Plandampf" is the operation of steam locomotives on regular trains under special arrangement with railroad management. These are not fan trips but real trains.
You'll see regularly scheduled passenger and freight trains hauled by Pacifics, Decapods, a Mikado and several lighter locomotives. Also visit roundhouses at Dresden and Arnstadt where the engines were serviced. Great steam action in this program!
The DVD includes all of the footage previously released in two VHS tapes; "East German Mainline Steam 1993" and "East German Mainline Steam 1994". Yes, BOTH programs are included in this DVD and at the price of just one of the VHS tapes.
1 Hour 52 minutes. No narration but there are subtitles. DVD-R. $ 29.95 plus shipping. Ask for Item PLDF 1.