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i had heard of the steam trains through a friend , i got my flights and went i wasnt disapointed, train was 0920am from poznan to wolsztyn a ticket was around 7 pounds return , www.bahn.com for train times , the train was only 2...More
This is an amazing opportunity to drive a real live steam train! Or photograph them, or just watch them - or just watch the looks in people's faces as they thunder in to a normal train station. Howard Jones and his crew are passionate about...More
The Wolsztyn Experience is one that should be on everyone's bucket list, whether you are a steam enthusiast or not. My boyfriend has an interest in steam trains so I arranged this trip for his birthday. I on the other hand have never had any...More
Yes I travelled from New Zealand in May 2007 and Drove the Mainline STEAM Locomotives to and from Poznan for a week. They are the Real thing and are also Known as a 95 Ton 200 PSI bomb on wheels. I (and my wife) rode...More
The Walsztyn Experience is the only place left in the world where untrained amateurs can drive and fire a full size, full speed, passenger train for over 100 miles every day!
I've always wanted to drive a steam train ever since I was a small...More
I have been to Wolsztyn three times in all, not to drive the loco's but to photograph them. I have stayed in the society house which unlike the plusher hotels is basic, but surrounded with steam memorabilia and very socialble. It certainly is not the...More
With a friend I spent a week in the middle of winter participating in the Wolsztyn Experience
We shared the driving and firing of steam locomotives hauling commuter passenger trains over six days with trips to Poznan (81 km each way) and Lezno (47 km...More
This was a dream come true! There is noting like getting up at 6am, walking through the snow to join a REAL steam express. An express where you will do almost all the work!
The Polish crews are wildly enthusiastic, but equally wildly mischevious!! They...More
The Wolstyzn Experience is a dream come true for all those who have ever envied those steam drivers of old and have wondered what it was like to drive a steam engine under mainline conditions. Yes, this is no trundle up a preserved line -...More