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Flensburg, MAN MPE 4500 # 2
  Flensburg MAN MPE 4500 # 2  —  route 2
Flensburg
Source of photo: http://www.aktiv-bus.de/ueberuns/unterne...7-1973.php

A classic 1-generation MAN trolleybus with Kassbohrer body in Flensburg.

Posted by Serious Sam           Date: 1944

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Published 23.12.2016 03:02 MSK
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Flensburg, MAN MPE 4500 # 2

Model:MAN MPE 4500
Built:1942
Current state:Withdrawn
Service:Passenger car
Scrapped:1957
MAN MPE 4500/Kassbohrer/SSW
MAN MPE I (4500) chassis.
Initially built for Allenstein.

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23.12.2016 13:12 MSK
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Greetings! I will write a post regarding Flensburg trolleybuses and this one in particular a bit later, as I'm a bit busy now.

p.s. Please correct the vehicle status from "acting" to "scrapped".

Stay Serious,
Serious Sam
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23.12.2016 21:47 MSK
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The trolleybus in Flensburg operated from 1943 to 1957. The overall length of trolleybus tracks tolled 2,75 km. After the trolleybus enterprise was demounted, it was rapidly replaced by trams the same year. Five trolleybuses worked in Flensburg. Two were scrapped in 1955 and the last ones remained until 1957.

1, 2 - MAN MPE 4500/Kassbohrer/SSW
3 - Henschel HS 6000/Crede/SSW
4,5 - Henschel HS 6000/Schumann/SSW

Trolleybuses 3 and 5 were borrowed to Kiel where they worked from 1945 to 1948. Trolleybus 3 had an original Crede body with doors in overhangs. I've got the photo of this vehicle.

The depicted trolleybus had a length of 8,95m, a wheelbase of 4,25m, could carry 46 passengers and possessed a Siemens DY392 motor (~80 kw). Note that all Flensburg trolleybuses had an automatic master controller (Siemens).

Best regards,
Serious Sam
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