Bucharest on 60’s – 70’s

Bucharest on 60’s – 70’...

Below pictures were taken by an foreigner tourist which visited Romania and also few countries in Eastern Europe in 60’s and 70’s . During his trips , he visited also Transylvania and Moldova .             Via:...
Bucharest through the time

Bucharest through the time

  Below is a set of photographs taken during the communist era, in Bucharest, probably by Hungarian tourists visiting the capital.   Via: fortepan.hu
Bucharest in 1977, through a bus windshield

Bucharest in 1977, through a bus windshi...

The series of photographs is a pleasant surprise and shows the Bucharest in an unique angle. Dating them in 1977 is pretty accurate , pictures were taken somewhere in the summer, several months after the earthquake in March. Via :...
Bucharest from above

Bucharest from above

 
Tiriac Classic Car Collection

Tiriac Classic Car Collection

Ion Tiriac officially opened Tiriac Collection, a gallery of around 80 cars of the 250 held, the oldest being a Hurtu produced in 1899 and the newest is a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss Edition produced in 2009 in a limited edition of 75 units. Among the most famous examples of his collection include a Rolls Royce Phantom which previously belonged to Elton John, a Mercedes-Benz 600 sedan from the 60s, an Aston Martin DB5, known for films James Bond, but also a 1977 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Also in the collection are found six Rolls Royce Phantom...
New metro trains in Bucharest

New metro trains in Bucharest

The company Metrorex, the Bucharest metro system operator, has awarded CAF in 2011 the contract to supply 16 metro units with the option of a further 8 trains. These new trains will provide service on the new line 5 of the Bucharest metro and each will consist of 6 cars. With a capacity of 1,200 passengers along its 114 m of length with an unobstructed gangway along the entire train, running at a maximum speed of 80 km/h with a third rails energy capture system of 750 Vdc. The units will be delivered as of 2013. These are vehicles designed for mass passenger...
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