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Vinnitsa update

filed on: 09.03.2009 (9th Mar 2009)

Karpfen Vinnitsa Ukraine Updating this website's previous report on the numbering of ex-Zürich trams in Vinnitsa, the following identities are confirmed: 229 is ex VBZ 1418 and 236 is ex VBZ 783. 1420 and 774 are being cannibalised for spares. The Mirage Be4/6 trams are being allocated odd numbers in the range 255 to 283. Confirmed so far are:

Vinnitsa number: Zürich number

255: 1601
259: 1603
261: 1604
263: 1605

Unconfirmed is

257: 1602

Mirage Vinnitsa Ukraine The even numbers in the range 256 to 284 are (or will be) "B4 Mirages" (FFA 3-door trailers). The following are exceptions:

260, 262, 272: Be4/6 Mirage Kühe (cabless units) 1715, 1717, 1718 (sequence unconfirmed)

268 is described as "B4 Karpfen" and is probably ex VBZ 786.

source: Martin Baumann, quoting as sources this forum and this fleetlist (with links to photos of individual vehicles).

The photographs accompanying this news item are from a series by Håkon Kinck Gaarder.

This news item is from the 2009 newslog.


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