DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis

The Deutsches Rotes Kreuz (DRK, German Red Cross) in the Rems-Murr-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg, operates professional as well as volunteer services, using a variety of vehicles.

Krankentransportwagen (KTW) – Ambulances

DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-DR 81 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-DR 81 – © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-DR 81 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-DR 81 – © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-RK 275 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-RK 275 – © Bernd Biege

The Mercedes “Hoch-Lang” above is as near to an ex-factory livery as possible, note the almost identical vehicle from the DRK Stuttgart next to it.

Volkswagen ambulance on a break at the Pforzheim motorway services …

DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-RK 2097 - © Bernd Biege 2017
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-RK 2097 – © Bernd Biege 2017
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-RK 2097 - © Bernd Biege 2017
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-RK 2097 – © Bernd Biege 2017
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-RK 2097 - © Bernd Biege 2017
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-RK 2097 – © Bernd Biege 2017
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-RK 2097 - © Bernd Biege 2017
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-RK 2097 – © Bernd Biege 2017

Rettungswagen (RTW) – Emergency Ambulances

DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - Emergency Ambulances Attending an RTA in Fellbach - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – Emergency Ambulances Attending an RTA in Fellbach – © Bernd Biege

4-Tragen-Krankentransportwagen (KTW) – Civil Defence Ambulance (Four Stretchers)

DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-8901 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-8901 – © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-8909 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-8909 – © Bernd Biege

The DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis also had a fleet of civil defence ambulances based on the Mercedes van, much rarer that the Ford Transit above:

DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-DR 16 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-DR 16 – © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-DR 62 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-DR 62 – © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-DR 70 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-DR 70 – © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-RK 72 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-RK 72 – © Bernd Biege

Behindertentransportwagen (BTW) – Wheelchair Ambulance

DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-RK 16 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-RK 16 – © Bernd Biege

Mannschaftstransportwagen (MTW) – Personnel Carrier

DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-RK 51 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-RK 51 – © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-RK 51 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-RK 51 – © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-DR 37 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-DR 37 – © Bernd Biege

Lastkraftwagen (LKW) – Truck

DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-RK 15 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-RK 15 – © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-DR 26 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-DR 26 – © Bernd Biege

Anhänger – Trailers

Marked as a “Support Vehicle”, this is a trailer formerly used by an undertaker for transporting the deceased in coffins …

DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis - WN-NJ 15 - © Bernd Biege
DRK Rems-Murr-Kreis – WN-NJ 15 – © Bernd Biege

Please note that most of these images are scans from old 35mm slides in my archives, with resultant deterioration in colours and sharpness.