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...
Girls from the Bucharest to the lido in 1941

Girls from the Bucharest to the lido in ...

Some images from Bucharest’s swimming baths Floreasca and Bragadiru made in 1941 . Fotos from the collection of German photographer Willy Prager.   Via :...
Color Photos of Romania in 1971

Color Photos of Romania in 1971

The photos are made by David C. Cook in 1971 , during his trip in Romania . Scanned from an unlabeled slide in a slide cartridge labeled “Romania.” Via : flikr.com
Romania 1984-1986 seen from U.S. Embassy

Romania 1984-1986 seen from U.S. Embassy

The photographer worked at the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest between 1984-1986 and as anyone would have done in his place has took photographs. They are personal images photographed in the capital, but also at the country roads, images in the current context, considering the socio-political developments from 1984 to the present, are important...
Hunedoara seen by an hungarian traveller , at 1900

Hunedoara seen by an hungarian traveller...

Hunedoara atmosphere of a century ago is described thoroughly in photographs taken by a Hungarian traveler. Grayscale images taken by a traveler Hungarian Frigyes Schoch, who arrived in Hunedoara County in the early 1900s. They are among the few photographic evidence of how people lived at that time found fair...
Back to 90’s

Back to 90’s

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