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Harz Steam Railway

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Address: Harz Bahnhof, 38855 Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Phone Number: 03943-558-0
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Brockem train trip in Harz

Had a great holiday with Rail discoveries in Harz Mountains in Germany. Very slick organisation and good tour manager. Hotel had good food and drinks were about average price. One... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Had a great holiday with Rail discoveries in Harz Mountains in Germany. Very slick organisation and good tour manager. Hotel had good food and drinks were about average price. One minor Hotel food had tinned vegtables. Trips were included and very interesting.

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Chelmsford Essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We caught the train at Drei Annen Hohne where there was plenty of parking. The engine was a fantastic steam engine with classic German carriages. The trip was about an hour long and mainly through the pine forests. There were some breaks in the trees to take some pictures, but for us the attraction was the train itself. At the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This railway which has a very large network from Wernigerode to Brocken Mountain and branching at Drie Annen Hohne to Quedlinburg . Locos are powerful narrow guage and well maintained . This is a must visit for any enthusiasts .

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The journey was through nothing but miles of dense pine forest with no views until we reached just short of the summit. The views from the top were stunning,but due to the incredible crowds we couldn't visit the museums. Even getting a drink was a major task. Crowds not the railways fault but after a boring ride they spoiled what... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Re-live Michael Portillo's Narrow Gauge railway ride to the top of the Brocken mountain . You won't be disappointed, as we saw it in the snow and it was better than I ever expected . The summit is an interesting place to visit with its "Space Station" appearance , which makes you think about a James Bond film setting, as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

A wonderful experience ,I have been to wernigerode a few times and I still find it a magical place . The harz railway had to be one of the most impressive narrow gauge systems in the world .

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manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A must for anyone who likes steam engines and wants to visit the Broken.This railway is clean smart and well run and offers opporunities to all - from a short trip to an enthusiasts safari around the harz area - a great experience! One of their "Special trains" - with old coaches and an oler engine is a real treat.

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Moscow, Russia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Nice experience! I've never ridden a steam train before! It is good to do it there because it is not just an entertainment but it is a real railroad with many stations, with many directions you can take but still in old fashion. I took a train to the Brocken. We had a connection at the middle of the way,... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

These steam trains run on various lines within the Harz Mountains. We had one trip from Wernigerode to the summit of the Brocken and another from Gernrode to Alexisbad. They were very different but both were fantastic. If you want souvenirs then the HSB has shops in both Quedlinburg and Wernigerode where you can get all sorts of railway memorabilia.... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We had two rides on this railway, one from Wernigerode up the Brocken (which I have reviewed elsewhere) and a second trip from Quedlinburg to Alexisbad. The first part of this trip was in a single car, diesel unit, but at Gernrobe we changed into a narrow gauge train hauled by a lovely steam locomotive. We then experienced a great... More 

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Address: Address: Harz Bahnhof, 38855 Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Phone Number: 03943-558-0
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony-Anhalt  >  Wernigerode

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