[Wikimedia-l] Train Wikiexpedition in Poland

Jane Darnell jane023 at gmail.com
Thu May 23 18:21:00 UTC 2013

OOOOOOOhh yes! I love travel by slow trains and looking at train museums and old workplaces. Are there enough places to sleep along the way or do we need to bring a tent just in case?

On Apr 26, 2013, at 4:19 PM, Tomasz Ganicz wrote:

> Hi,
> We are about to organize a wikiexpedition devoted to train
> infrastructure in Poland. It will be officially co-organised with
> Polish Railways. Polish Railways will provide us free tickets for
> traveling across Poland using any trains and special passes to legally
> enter and photograph rail tracks, workshops, rail yards, cargo railway
> stations, museums belonging to Polish Railways  etc.  In order to get
> the pass it will be obligatory to undergo a special basic one-day
> railtrack safety training which will be provided for  free by Polish
> Railways employees. Actually we don't know what time it will happen -
> for sure during summer, but it is actually to negotiate. It is
> possible to have several 2-4 people teams. The requirements will be
> just:
> *being devoted wiki-photographer ready to submit photos to Wikimedia
> Commons under free licences
> *being highly crazy about railways stuff - i.e. be ready to travel
> across Poland using mainly slow, local trains which stops on every
> tiny station, sleep in low cost hostels, feed yourself for 32 PLN a
> day  :-)
> *You don't need to speak Polish - we can try to organize a mixed teams
> fro both training and expeditions.
> If there is anyone ready for such a wiki-safari - just drop me an E-mail...
> -- 
> Tomek "Polimerek" Ganicz
> http://pl.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Polimerek
> http://www.ganicz.pl/poli/
> http://www.cbmm.lodz.pl/work.php?id=29&title=tomasz-ganicz
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