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- Updated Oct 18th
Gross Frankewitzer Railway - GFE - is situated in the countryside near
Berlin. The line works from Moningersleben to Gross Frankewitz and connects
small villages such as Nesslin, Kollin,
Kevlin und Sumisdorf to the rest of the world.
the terminus of the line hosts the management of the GFE. Also located
here is the most important customer of the GFE, Steam Engine Manufacturer
. The variety of traffic generated by DAMAG and the surrounding rural communities
was the prototype situation. Concerning O gauge there is a very small model
of Nesslin halt and the terminus Gross
Frankewitz. The station is still under construction. The first building
which has been completed is the goods
shed. It's prototype still stands in Dippmannsdorf-Ragoesen at the
former "Brandenburgische Staedtebahn".
Though the story of
the prototype is totally fictitious the GFE is a very typical Prussian
branchline of the late 1910's. The buildings are based on prototypes of
several stations in rural Prussia. The station layout
of Gross Frankewitz follows the prototype of Heiligenhafen quite closely,
though a little shortened due to limited space.
Apart from being a
real Prussian branch line there's one strange thing about the GFE: Rolling
stock is bought from several private lines, even some English vehicles
can be found here and there are of course guests from
You'll get a first
glimpse of the great variety from the pictures.