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Railway Museum Leipzig: photo description (Eisenbahnmuseum Bayerischer Bahnhof zu Leipzig)

Railway Museum of the Saxon city of Leipzig is located in the former depot Leipzig-Plagwitz and dedicated to the history of Railways. In addition, among the exhibits it is worth noting a large number of models of steam locomotives of different eras.

Full name of the institution railway Museum Bavarian station in Leipzig. Bavarian station Leipzig is the oldest surviving German railway stations. It was opened in 1842. In those days the Bavarian station was used for long-distance trains, but now there is a city underground train (S-Bahn). From the station there was only the main portal with columns.

It is also worth noting that in Leipzig was opened the first German railway track, it was a length of 119 kilometres and connects Leipzig to Dresden. In the city by 1915, there were plenty of large stations, many of which are now not functioning. But trains in those days of Saxon, survived and is now represented in the railway Museum.

The first piece was acquired in 1992, although the Museum itself was opened only in 1996. From the opening it is located on the South-West of the city at street, Hanauer Strasse 113. The main entrance is across the street Kurt-kresse-straße. Some locomotives on display now at the so-called "Museum of the 24th the platform in the main station.

During the summer, the Museum hosts unique festivals for the whole family with live music and a variety of attractions and entertainment - all surrounded by vintage locomotives. Kids can ride in tiny carriages. The Museum also hosts various seminars on the steam locomotive.