The German Society for Railway History e. V. (DGEG) was founded on April 22, 1967 in Karlsruhe. The DGEG is a supraregional association with z. 2000 members at home and abroad. The DGEG sees the task of awakening and cultivating interest and understanding for the history of the railways as an important part of the overall history. To encourage studies of the history of the railways and scientific work in the field. To preserve valuable evidence of railway history as monuments of the technology that helped shape our time.