Medical train K-9

In the 50s the former GDR government started a program to build up to 14 K-trains (K for Katastrophenzug). They were secretly based all over the GDR area to be ready in case of catastrophes or war. Each one was composed by different wagons whit a specific functions like operating room (surgery), bedroom, kitchen, office and maintenance department in order to be full operating like an hospital. The K-9 and can be visited legally here www.eisenbahnfreunde-stassfurt.de