Straussee Ferry

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The ferry Steffi
The Straussee

The Straussee Ferry (German: Strausseefähre) is a passenger cable ferry that crosses the Straussee lake, near the town of Strausberg in Brandenburg, Germany.

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The ferry service is operated by the Strausberg Railway, using the ferry Steffi, which can carry up to 100 passengers at a time. The ferry is unusual in that it is electrically operated, with an overhead supply at 170 volts. This is believed to be unique in Europe, although ferries using a similar power supply exist in the United States.[1]

The ferry service is numbered as route F39 by the Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg (VBB), the joint transport association for the states of Berlin and Brandenburg. However it has its own fare structure and does accept the common tariff fares of the VBB.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ferries". California Delta Chambers and Visitor's Bureau. Retrieved 2008-12-01. 
  2. ^ "Tarife" (in German). Strausberg Railway. Retrieved 2010-06-10. 

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Coordinates: 52°34′57″N 13°52′33″E / 52.582609°N 13.875818°E / 52.582609; 13.875818