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Viennas Trams DVD Train Video

Viennas Trams DVD Train Video Highball Productions VITR-DVD
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Join us for a walk around Vienna's inner ring road, where we'll see lots of tram action. Conventional trams, new, slinky trams, historic trams and the interurban-like street railway.


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  •  4 of 5 (1)




  

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DVD Item#:VITR-DVD
Runtime:1 Hour, 00 Mins
Producer:Highball Productions
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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  •  4 of 5


I'll give it 4 stars because the photography is quite good and the subject is of great interest. Vienna still has one of the world's largest streetcar systems. Customers should be aware, though, that the video is relatively brief (60 minutes) and almost all of it was shot on the Ringstra�e, the boulevard that encircles downtown Vienna. We get to see many run-bys of the lines that run on the Ring. Also, many of the lines that originate there, but only while they are within a few blocks of the Ring. Not much narration. No system or route maps are shown. We do get to see some interesting engineering on or near the Ring: the trains entering W�hringer Stra�e from the underground terminal at Schottentor, reserved rights-of-way, and brief 4-track sections where multiple lines connect. But no video of suburban trackage or private rights of way outside downtown. The Lokalbahn (interurban) to Baden is only shown in downtown Vienna. Historical material is limited to several run-bys of 1920s vintage equipment on sightseer tours. Despite those caveats, this is a highly enjoyable video of attractive and well-maintained streetcars in one of the world's most beautiful cities.


Additional remarks by zeppyblimp:
Narration: Could have used more.
Narration CAN be turned off in special features.
Would kids enjoy this? Maybe.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value:: Fair.
Recommend to others? Yes.

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