Continues from Plandampf I in May, 1994 in the Thuringen Forest plus similar events in 1997 and 1998 in and near Chemnitz. You'll see 15 standard gauge steam locomotives on passenger and freight trains on former East German trackage pulling passenger and freight trains in scenic locations.
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 the roundhouse at Arnstadt where the engines were serviced and ride from Arnstadt to Leipzig behind pacific 03 2001. Great steam action in this program!
The DVD includes footage previously released on VHS in "East German Mainline Steam 1994" plus new footage never before released from 1997 and 1998.. Yes, BOTH programs are included in this DVD and at the price of just one of the VHS tapes.
1 Hour 58 minutes. No narration but there are subtitles. DVD-R. $ 29.95 plus shipping. Ask for Item PLDF 2.