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2.2.1.3. Historic trolleybuses



Here is an overview of the historical trolleybuses which were or are in service in Eberswalde:

The first trolleybusThe first trolleybus in Eberswalde



The first trolleybus was a converted horse bus, which had been already built in 1869. The vehicle belonged the Compagnie de Traction par Trolley Automoteur. The trolleybus of 1901 drove only 3 months into Eberswalde. In other sources also 5 months are called. A trolleybus of this type does not exist unfortunately any longer in Eberswalde.
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Trolleybus of the German type MPE I with single overhead contact systemTrolleybus of the German type MPE I



The trolleybus of the German type MPE I had a chassis from the MAN company, Nürnberg, superstructures came from the Schumann company, Werdau i.Sa., and the electrical equipment of the BBC company, Mannheim. This trolleybus type was in service from 1940 to 1957. A trolleybus of this type does not exist unfortunately any longer in Eberswalde.
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Trolleybus of the German type KEO I (war unit trolleybus standard size 1)Trolleybus of the German type KEO I (war unit trolleybus standard size 1)



The trolleybus of the German type KEO I (war unit trolleybus standard size 1) was a war vehicle construction on a MPE 1 chassis and was equipped with an electrical equipment of the German company Siemens-Schuckert-Werke (SSW). This trolleybus type was in service from 1941 to 1962. A trolleybus of this type does not exist unfortunately any longer in Eberswalde.
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Trolleybus of the GDR type LOWA W 600Trolleybus of the GDR type LOWA W 600



The trolleybus of the GDR type LOWA W 600 was produced from the company VEB Waggonbau Werdau. The trolleybus was predominantly equipped with an electrical equipment of the GDR company LEW. A trolleybus of this type does not exist unfortunately any longer in Eberswalde.
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Trolleybus of the GDR type LOWA W 602aTrolleybus of the GDR type LOWA W 602a



The trolleybus of the GDR type LOWA W 602a was produced from the companies LOWA Werdau and LOWA Ammendorf. The trolleybus was predominantly equipped with an electrical equipment of the GDR company LEW. A trolleybus of this type with trailer is in the care of the Berlin Historic Transport Preservation Society (DVN) Trolleybus group. At this time the vehicle is under reconstruction.
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Trolleybus of the Czech type ŠKODA 8 TrTrolleybus of the Czech type SKODA 8 Tr



The trolleybus of the Czech type ŠKODA 8 Tr was produced from the company ŠKODA Ostrov and was equipped with an electrical equipment of the Czech company ČKD. A trolleybus of this type does not exist unfortunately any longer in Eberswalde.
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Trolleybus of the Czech type ŠKODA 9 TrTrolleybus of the Czech type SKODA 9 Tr



The trolleybus of the Czech type ŠKODA 9 Tr was produced from the company ŠKODA Ostrov and was equipped with an electrical equipment of the Czech company ČKD. A trolleybus of this type is in the care of the Berlin Historic Transport Preservation Society (DVN) Trolleybus group. The trolleybus is parked at the depot Eberswalde/Poratzstraße of the BBG Ltd. The reconstruction of the Czech type ŠKODA 9 Tr trolleybus was completed on 18 December 1999.
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Trolleybus of the Czech type ŠKODA 14 TrTrolleybus of the Czech type SKODA 14 Tr



The trolleybus of the Czech type ŠKODA 14 Tr was produced from the company ŠKODA Ostrov and the electrical equipment was also from the same company. A trolleybus of this type is in the care of the Berlin Historic Transport Preservation Society (DVN) Trolleybus group. The trolleybus is parked at the depot Eberswalde/Poratzstraße of the BBG Ltd. The trolleybus is ready for action and the status of the trolleybus is very good. It will be used for special travel.
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Articulated trolleybus of the Austrian type ÖAF Gäf & Stift GE 110 M16Articulated trolleybus of the Austrian type ÖAF Gäf & Stift GE 110 M16



The Articulated trolleybus of the Austrian type ÖAF Gäf & Stift GE 110 M16 was produced from the company Gräf & Stift Wien/A and was equipped with an electrical equipment of the German company KIEPE. A trolleybus of this type does not exist unfortunately any longer in Eberswalde.
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Articulated trolleybus of the Hungarian type Ikarus 280.93Articulated trolleybus of the Hungarian type Ikarus 280.93



The articulated trolleybus of the Hungarian type Ikarus 280.93 was produced from the company Ikarus Budapest/H and was equipped with an electrical equipment of the Hungarian company GANZ. A trolleybus of this type does not exist unfortunately any longer in Eberswalde.
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Articulated trolleybus of the Austrian type ÖAF Gäf & Stift NGE 152 M17/M18Articulated trolleybus of the Austrian type ÖAF Gäf & Stift NGE 152 M17/M18



The Articulated trolleybus of the Austrian type ÖAF Gäf & Stift NGE 152 M17/M18 was produced from the company Gräf & Stift Wien/A, a subsidiary company of the MAN, and was equipped with an electrical equipment of the German company KIEPE ELEKTRIK GmbH & Co. KG Düsseldorf/FRG. A trolleybus of this type does not exist unfortunately any longer in Eberswalde.
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For the conservation and restoration of the historical trolleybuses the

Berlin Historic Transport Preservation Society (DVN) Trolleybus group

works with great enthusiasm.

The association has given itself the following functions:
Active membership with skilful hands, in addition, cash and gifts in kind are in demand.

account for donation: Berliner Volksbank e.G. bank number 10090000 account number 3267795001

Those who are interested in the work of the association may contact them via the following telephone numbers:

telephone0049 (0)3334 52113 (every second saturday in Eberswalde)
telephone0043 (0)662 874719
mobile phone0043 (0)676 86826112
emailag-obus@dvn-berlin.de

The Barnimer Bus company supports the Berlin Historic Transport Preservation Society (DVN) Trolleybus group. The Berlin Historic Transport Preservation Society -DVN- Trolleybus group may use the old repair station at the Nordend depot in Eberswalde, Poratzstraße for their work and may also park their old historical trolleybuses there.

At the Nordend depot of the Barnimer Bus Company Ltd. the Berlin Historic Transport Preservation Society (DVN) Trolleybus group has three historical trolleybus types in their care, which were not in use in Eberswalde. They are the following types:

Trolleybus of the German type SSW-DB 45/47 Trolleybus of the German type SSW-DB 45/47
Producer: Daimler-Benz/Schumann/SSW (AEG-engine)
The vehicle was used in Berlin Steglitz 1949-1965, with the car number 1224. The vehicle is the oldest roadworthy trolleybus of Germany. The picture shows the trolleybus of the SSW-DB 45/47 in Eberswalde at the bus stop Schöpfurther Straße going in direction to Karl-Marx- Platz on the occasion of a special travel.
The trolleybus belongs to the German Technical Museum in Berlin (Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin).


Trolleybus of the German type AEG HS 56
Trolleybus of the German type AEG HS 56
Producer: Gaubschat/AEG
The vehicle was used in Berlin Steglitz 1957-1965, with the car number 488. The picture shows the trolleybus entering the Nordend depot in Eberswalde.
The trolleybus belongs to the German Technical Museum in Berlin (Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin).


Trolleybus of the German type KEO II (war unit bus standard size 2) Trolleybus of the German type KEO II (war unit trolleybus standard size 2)
Producer: Henschel/Kässbohrer/SSW
The vehicle was used with the car number 76 in Wilhelmshaven/Germany from 1948 to 1960. The photo show the trolleybus of the German type KEO II (war unit trolleybus standard size 2) at the Nordend depot in Eberswalde.
The trolleybus belongs to the Berlin Historic Transport Preservation Society (DVN) Trolleybus group.



A complete summary (from: June 2007) of the historical vehicles that are in the care of the Berlin Historic Transport Preservation Society (DVN) Trolleybus group, was compiled by Mr. Mattis Schindler and kindly sent at the completion.

Car-No.Year of constructionProducerType
Kind of vehicle
ObservationStatus
12241947Daimler-Benz/ Schumann/SSW (AEG-engine)SSW-DB 45/47
3-axle trolleybus
1949-1965 in use in Berlin Steglitz (1219->1224), from 1965 in the collection of the BVG Ltd., from 1993 German Technical Museum in Berlin (Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin), from 1997 in care of the DVNready for action and certified
15201953LOWA Werdau/
VEM
W602a
trolleybus
1953-1971 in use in Berlin Lichtenberg (1520), 1971-1990 in unknown use, from 1997 in care of the DVNnot to expose, plan of reconstruction
4881956Gaubschat/ AEGAEG
HS 56
trolleybus
1957-1965 in use in Berlin Steglitz (486->488), from 1965 in the collection of the BVG Ltd., from 1993 German Technical Museum in Berlin (Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin), from 1997 in care of the DVNfrom 1997 ready for action and certified
191969ŠKODA works
Ostrov/ CKD
ŠKODA
9 Tr
trolleybus
1970-1988 in use in Eberswalde (19->31) ( with additional driving school equipment), 1988 purchase by the forerunner association of the today's DVN, reconstruction by the DVN and the former working group "Gleislose Bahnen - Obus"from 18 December 1999 ready for action and certified
31983ŠKODA works
Ostrov
ŠKODA
14 Tr
trolleybus
1984-1985 in use in Weimar (8006), 1985-1996 in use in Potsdam (406->976), from 1996 in care of the DVNfrom 1996 ready for action
and certified
120?195?LOWA WerdauW700
trailer
195?-197? in use in Berlin Lichtenberg (No. unknown), 197?-1990 in unknown usenot to expose, plan of reconstruction
1431952LOWA WerdauW700
trailer
1952-1955 in use BVG Ost on Diesel buses (070->1070), from 1955 trailer for auxiliary equipment (H1->G1), 196?-2004 in unknown use, 2006 reconstuction in the context of a job creation scheme action by GgmbH Henningsdorf/FRGfrom August 2006 ready for action
XVI1957?
1970
Mähdrescher-
werk Weimar
Reko KIB
Altenburg
W701
Reko
trailer
1957?-1960 in use KV Meißen, 1960-1975 in use in Dresden (233->333-> 353010-5), 1976-1985 in use in Eberswalde (XVI), from 1997 in care of the DVNnot to expose, in reconstruction
without1956IFA/KrauseS4000
overhead wire repair vehicle
1956-1990 in use in Eberswalde, from 1990 out of servicenot to expose, plan of reconstruction
761948Henschel/
Kässbohrer/
SSW
KEO
Normgröße II
trolleybus
1948-1960 in use in Wilhelmshaven, approximately 40 years as arbour in Budjadingen district Eckwadern/FRG, from 18 April 2003 in care of the DVNnot to expose

Observations:1224, 488owner German Technical Museum in Berlin
(Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin)
 1224oldest received trolleybus of Germany
 overhead wire repair vehicleowner Barnimer Bus Company Ltd.


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