Krankenhäuser Hamburg

Ambulances used for internal patient transfers by the hospitals in Hamburg, before privatisation a veritable fleet of these vehicles was owned centrally.

Non-Emergency Ambulances

Krankenhäuser Hamburg - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – © Bernd Biege

Wheelchair ambulances:

Krankenhäuser Hamburg - HH-1572 - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – HH-1572 – © Bernd Biege

Standard Volkswagen ambulance – with no blue lights and sirens:

Krankenhäuser Hamburg - HH-1600 - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – HH-1600 – © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg - HH-1604 - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – HH-1604 – © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg - HH-1610 - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – HH-1610 – © Bernd Biege

Later model (though the short wheelbase version, not suitable for a legal ambulance due to space restrictions), same set-up:

Krankenhäuser Hamburg - HH-1342 - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – HH-1342 – © Bernd Biege

Ford Transit conversion:

Krankenhäuser Hamburg - HH-12308 - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – HH-12308 – © Bernd Biege

Volkswagen LT conversions (with rare lifting door at the rear), again without blue lights and sirens:

Krankenhäuser Hamburg - HH-1296 - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – HH-1296 – © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg - HH-1337 - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – HH-1337 – © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg - HH-1638 - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – HH-1638 – © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg - HH-1638 - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – HH-1638 – © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg - HH-1759 - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – HH-1759 – © Bernd Biege

Emergency Ambulances

This might actually be a one-off vehicle, very similar in appearance to a normal emergency ambulance. I only ever spotted one of these in Hamburg:

Krankenhäuser Hamburg - HH-1760 - © Bernd Biege
Krankenhäuser Hamburg – HH-1760 – © Bernd Biege

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

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