Archive for category DeLijn

7/12/2019 TRAMANIA magazine nr 65 is out of press


TRAMANIA asbl - sponsoring, tramway preservationThe last TRAMANIA magazine #65 is just published.

All pages are printed in colour and the magazine binded.

Every year, TRAMANIA magazine illustrates:
– the achievements of TRAMANIA;
– the history of Belgium tramways home and abroad: rolling stock, networks, builders, biographies;
– papers about transport tickets, tram postcards, annual reports of the SNCV;
– various papers about narrow gauge railways: Darjeeling, Syria, Egypt;

Help us by subscribing to our magazine – 1 year or 4 copies per year: 20.00 EUR (Belgium) 28.00 EUR (Abroad p&p included)

Bank payment :
IBAN Account : BE41 0001 3319 1710
BIC Bank : BPOTBEB1
TRAMANIA asbl, Venelle au Palio 49, B-1150 Bruxelles, Belgium

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3/11/2019: SNCV trailer A.1584, progress of its restoration

Click here for a slide show of the restoration

Dear all,

The SNCV trailer A.1584 is now complete.

A professional painter has been chosen and has reserved the necessary time in January and February in order to prepare the car for its final paintwork.
The TRAMANIA team will deal with the varnish of the inside woodwork, as well as precious items like the light lanterns, etc.
In March, temperature allowing, the final ivory enamel paint will cover the trailer.
Original SNCV coat of arms have been made and car numbers will be hand painted, ready for a final coat of anti-scratch varnish.

We expect an exhibition in Apri at the Tranpsort Museum of Liège / Musée des Transports de Liègel.
A programme of runs will be coordinated with the TTA line / Tramway Touristique de l’Aisne, owner of the car.

A little bit of patience in order to admire this trailer, unique in Belgium, by its age and technology.

Nouvelles tôles de la remorque SNCV A.1584

Restoration of the SNCV trailer A.1584

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Book – Vicinal from Melreux

NOTE: This book is published in French language only

Voici deux nouveaux livres de Georges Henrard, consacrés aux lignes vicinales raccordées à la gare de Melreux, dans le format de son livre sur la ligne Spa-Verviers.

Le premier tome est voué à la ligne Melreux – La Roche (1886-1958) [136 pages 166 photos 9 plans 25×21 cm].

Le second à la ligne Comblain-la-Tour – Manhay – Melreux (1912-1959) [152 pages 190 photos 30 plans 14 documents 25×21 cm].

La description de chaque ligne, depuis la planche à dessin jusqu’à la fin des services ferrés, est abondamment illustrée de cartes postales, photos, horaires, plans de voies et billets, enrichie d’anecdotes du cru et du contexte historique.

L’auteur nous épargne une Xème évocation de la genèse de la SNCV et la section relative au matériel roulant évite aussi toute duplication en se concentrant sur le matériel propre à chaque ligne, bravo.

Le tome 1 : 43 EUR ; le tome 2 : 53 EUR. Les deux tomes : 88 EUR.
Ces prix incluent le port en Belgique.
A verser au compte de Tramania BE 41 0001 3319 1710

Livre Melreux tome 1
Livre Melreux tome 1

 

Livre Melreux tome 2

Livre Melreux tome 2

 

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8/2/2019: International tram agenda

International tram agenda

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Three new books

TRAMANIA PROPOSES :

Brussels trams in the 60s by Chr. Buisson

BRUSSELS TRAMWAYS (Chr. Buisson)

In French language:
Pictures of the Brussels networks in the 60’s by the author.

Mainly in B/W, 8 pages with colour pictures. 144 pages, 16×23 cm

25 EUR P&P included for Belgium. Rest of Europe : 33,00 EUR

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAMWAYS EN WALLONIE (Chr. Buisson) Liège–Verviers–Charleroi

In French language:
Pictures of the Walloon urban networks in the 60’s by the author, completed by some Liège views of J. Bazin,.

Mainly in B/W, 8 pages with colour pictures. 144 pages, 16×23 cm

25 EUR P&P included for Belgium. Rest of Europe : 33,00 EUR

 

 

 

 

CAROLINE ET MELANIE EN TRAM 1958-1968 (Pierre Meeuwig)

A comic book drawn by Pierre Meeuwig illustrating tramways in Belgium from 1958 to 1968, with wanderings trough time and space.
The book is completed by an interview of the author by Olivier Geerinck.

108 pages, A4 siza, in B/W and colour

25 EUR P&P included for Belgium. Rest of Europe : 33,00 EUR

 

 

 

 

Payments on the account BE41 0001 3319 1710 of Tramania asbl , with an appropriate description

 

 

 

 

 

 

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22-23/9/2018 Models exhibition

TRAMANIA has held in Ostend a stand at the MSKK models exhibition.

The perfect opportunity for new contacts and a couple of models sales that will contribute to the restoration of SNCV trailer A.1584

Photo 53169 Ostende. Exposition MSKK. Stand TRAMANIA. Date 22-9-2018

Photo 53170 Ostende. Exposition MSKK. Stand TRAMANIA. Date 22-9-2018

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13/1/2017 : Update of our pictures site

The pictures site of TRAMANIA is reviewed and updated :

– 9,732 pictures on line
– easier search
– complete list of search criteria
– lower prices : automatic discounts from 10, 20 et 50 pictures
– trilingual French, Dutch, English (nearly everywhere, still to complete)

Galleries content :
Austria : tramways from Vienna and Linz 80’s,
Belgium : tramways, trolleybusses and buses of SNCV, STIB, STIL, STIV, MIVA, MIVG, SNCB, Nord Belge, Prince Henri, Industrials from 1935 until now,
China : tramways, steam and trolleybus from Beijing, Tientsin, Dairen, Anshan, Shenyang, Harbin, Shanghai, Canton and Hong Kong in 1984,
France : CFEN Valenciennes, Lille, Nice Digne, Laon, Cauterets in the 60’s and 70’s,
Egypt : Cairo 1982,
Luxemburg : tramways 1966,
Paraguay : STIB motor cars in the 80’s,
Portugal : Lisbon and Coimbra in the 70’s,
Yugoslavia : Zagreb.

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