Kraftwerk ‎– Trans-Europe Express

Capitol Records ‎– SW-11603
Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress, Purple Labels


A1 Europe Endless 9:35
A2 The Hall Of Mirrors 7:50
A3 Showroom Dummies 6:10
B1 Trans-Europe Express 6:40
B2 Metal On Metal 6:52
B3 Franz Schubert 4:25
B4 Endless Endless 0:45

Companies, etc.



This pressing has purple center labels. The 1st pressing (SW-11603) was released with orange center labels.
There is also a 1993 reissue with purple center labels, which has a barcode and a different catalog (S11-56853) number.

Klingklang Studio Düsseldorf
Rüssl Studio Hamburg
The Record Plant Hollywood
All selections published by Famous Music Corporation/ASCAP.
Manufactured by Capitol Records, Inc. a subsidiary of Capitol Industries-EMI, Inc.
Factories: Los Angeles, California; Jacksonville, Illinois; Winchester, Virginia.
Personal Management: Mr.I.Mouse Ltd.
©℗1977 Capitol Records, Inc.
Recorded in Germany.
Made In U.S.A.

There is a small Capitol® logo to the left of the fine print on the bottom of the back cover, there is also a small EMI logo to the right of the fine print on the bottom of the back cover.

The 'Matten + Wiechers, Bonn' note on the inner sleeve is to credit the designer and supplier of the aforementioned equipment.

Regarding runout etchings:
MASTERED BY CAPITOL is machine stamped.
The "2" on side 1 and the "✲" on side 2 are machine stamped. The "✲" indicates the record was pressed at Capitol Records Los Angeles pressing plant.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): SW-1-11603
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): SW-2-11603
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 1 Side A etching): SW-1-11603 F3 2 MASTERED BY CAPITOL KP
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 1 Side B etching): SW-2-11603 F3 ✲ MASTERED BY CAPITOL KP
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 168) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
1C 064-82 306, 1 C 064-82 306 Kraftwerk Trans Europa Express(LP, Album) Kling Klang, Kling Klang 1C 064-82 306, 1 C 064-82 306 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
38019, SW-11603 Kraftwerk Trans-Europe Express(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 38019, SW-11603 Argentina 1977 Sell This Version
E-ST 11603 Kraftwerk Trans-Europe Express(LP, Album) Capitol Records E-ST 11603 Ireland 1977 Sell This Version
1A 038 15 7587 1 Kraftwerk Trans-Europe Express(LP, RE, Album, MP) Capitol Records, Fame 1A 038 15 7587 1 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
1C 264-82 306 Kraftwerk Trans Europa Express(Cass, Album) Kling Klang, EMI Electrola 1C 264-82 306 Germany 1977 Sell This Version