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
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 …
Rettungswagen (RTW) – Emergency Ambulances
4-Tragen-Krankentransportwagen (KTW) – Civil Defence Ambulance (Four Stretchers)
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:
Behindertentransportwagen (BTW) – Wheelchair Ambulance
Mannschaftstransportwagen (MTW) – Personnel Carrier
Lastkraftwagen (LKW) – Truck
Anhänger – Trailers
Marked as a “Support Vehicle”, this is a trailer formerly used by an undertaker for transporting the deceased in coffins …
Please note that most of these images are scans from old 35mm slides in my archives, with resultant deterioration in colours and sharpness.