Standardne nõukogude 4-teljeline reisivagun pikkusega 20,2 m Reisiliikluse areng Nõukogude Liidu raudteedel ja soov kasutada maksimaalselt reisivagunis leiduvat pinda reisijatele suurema mugavuse pakkumiseks viisid uut tüüpi kõva- ja pehmeistmeliste reisivagunite loomiseni. 1928. aastal töötatigi Nõukogude Liidus välja uus standardne reisivaguni tüüp. Uut tüüpi vaguni kere oli 20200 mm pikk, väljast 3140 mm lai ja 2900 […]


Along the rails with one’s legs and feet Estonian railway workers have built their own motor trolleys as well as various hand- and feet-powered trolleys for their own use. The bicycle-trolley, designed by the roadmaster Herbert Juske from Rakvere in 1930, became a prototype for the bicycle-trolley also for other roadmasters of the 1930s. In […]






In independent Estonia, at the expense of the state, public telephones for everyone’s use – telephone call points – started to be installed in state and private companies, railway stations, community centres, postal agencies and on the streets of towns, small towns, and villages. When in 1926 there were 254 such call points in Estonia, […]


Such trunks contained drivers´ food stuff and personal belongings, this one belonged to Mihhail Heinmets (Hodsevitsh), a locomotive driver from 1907 to 1946 at Mõisaküla, Pärnu and  Tallinn-Väike locomotive depot. Locomtive crew had long shifts that were reduced in early 20th century from 16 hours to 14 hours per shift.