S Bahn Berlin refurbishes old trains from GDR times to compensate shortages

Today I was riding a refurbished series 485 (“Coladose “) S-Bahn. These trains where made in the 1980ies and 20 of them where already sent to retirement when the S-Bahn decided to reuse them. The whole electric equipment and interior, including floors have been replaced and they where newly painted.

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