Mainz Daily Photo

Light at the end of…

…the Amiche.

Which used to be a 30km/15 stop rural railway line linking Alzey and Bodenheim from the late 19th century until the mid-1980s.

Tracks pulled and part of the resulting pathway tarsealed and turned into a bike track.

And why “Amiche”? The best guess is that its nickname came from an Annemarie, a regular traveller, whose name took on the affectionate “Annemariche” and then optimised to “Ei gudde morche Amiche …”

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