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The Rauma Railway

Address: NSB Raumabanen, Andalsnes NO-6300, Norway
Phone Number: 815 00 888
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Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Andalsnes
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Derby uk
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60 reviews 60 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were on a cruise stop for a day ( Sunday) in Andalsnes which was tiny and mostly shut. luckily we had booked with the ship a coach and rail trip . We travelled up past the troll wall which was amazing and up to the top station about 1 and 1/2 hours away to catch the train back .... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The Rauma Rail runs between Andalsness and Dombas. You can have a connecting train to Oslo from here. Scenic ride as a mode of transports gives a superb combination. This gives an opportunity to experience the stunning beauty of nature deep down the interiors which thru roadways would be difficult. Norway is truly incredible need to have money and time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

On my way to Oslo I was lucky and got a seat on one of the trips the train does with large tour-groups. We stopped for photo-sessions on the way and got some great views. I have also taken this train in the winter and it´s then nothing special bout it. The mountains in Åndalsnes is massive and there is... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We used our Euro train pass to ride the Rauma Railway otherwise we would have been a little disappointed with the cost of the trip. We boarded the train at Åndalsnes, best side to sit would be the right side and alighted at Dombas. During the first half of the trip (3/4 hour) the scenery was spectacular the rest of... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Perhaps I was expecting too much, but my journey from Andalsnes to Bjorli and back on the Rauma railway in early June left me totally unimpressed. Yes there are some nice views over the valley, and you get to see a small waterfall from real close and a few other waterfalls in the distance, but it's nothing you couldn't see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We started at Dombas having come on the main line from Trondheim (also scenic but not so dramatic.) Walked the few hundred yards into the town where there was a bakery, supermarket and cafes to stock up (no food on the train) The train was specially built with large windows to make the most of the views as the line... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Went By Coach from Andalsnes to Bjorli stopping at the Troll wall visitors centre, Slettafossen and then following the Rauma river. We then boarded the train which follows the river down into the valley and at its wildest point near the Kylling Bridge Waterfall back through the mountains seeing the breathtaking Vermafossen falls 381 Metres high breath taking scenery. The... More 

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Stratford on Avon Warks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We cruised for 2 weeks to the Northern Cape and one of our best excursions was to the Rauma Railway. This is viewed by many as being better than the famous Flam Railway and I would agree. We booked directly at the rail booking office which mean not only was it cheaper than the cruise excursion but we were able... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We visited in May. We had a combined coach and train trip from Andalsnes to Bjorli. Sitting on the right hand side of the coach travelling up the valley we had brilliant views of the Troll wall and Rauma river. Two stops (one at the Troll wall visitor centre and one at the Slettafossen) gave us chance to take photos.... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This little train's voyage from Andalsnes takes it through some of the most breathtaking scenery I've ever admired. It goes from the depth of the fjord valley, to great heights, over rivers, bridges, and awesome views of mountains, rocks, and lively cascades. Pure joy.

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