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Steam Trains in Sweden

This railway is run by volunteers and has a number of narrow gauge (two Swedish feet) locomotives... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
John Carlsson A
Step into the past

Take the train through a scenery that seems stuck in time. The only evidence of the 21st century is... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2016
JohanInNZ
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Storgatan 25c, Mariefred 647 30, Sweden
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

This railway is run by volunteers and has a number of narrow gauge (two Swedish feet) locomotives and carriages. There are two lines to travel on stretching for several kilometres and connecting with: mainline trains, a castle kitchen specialising in desserts, a steamboat and the...More

1  Thank John Carlsson A
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Take the train through a scenery that seems stuck in time. The only evidence of the 21st century is ppl taking photos with smartphones. The train is small and authentic, friendly staff. The train changes direction soon after departure and they will reposition the locomotive...More

1  Thank JohanInNZ
Reviewed August 1, 2016

This is a really fun thing to do and children will love it. We got the boat from Stockholm to Mariefred and from there this little narrow gauge steam train will take you - about 15 mins - to Laggesta where you change for Stockholm....More

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Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice trip from Mariefred to Taxinge castle! The children loves it! Enjoy all the bakery in the "cockie castle"

Thank Jakob D
Reviewed September 2, 2015

The town is charming with beautiful views, then had fun visiting Gripsholm Castle, and then we topped it off with a ride on this steam train. Totally recommend it. You can get to Mariefred via steamboat - which has lovely scenery but is a bit...More

2  Thank jaimexplorer
Reviewed September 10, 2014

Run by volunteers, this small gauge train runs through several towns and even connects to the high-speed rail going into Stockholm! (connection in Läggesta I think). You can also take the train to Taxinge (not every day) or just take a ride for the fun...More

1  Thank CapeSharon
Reviewed August 16, 2013

We had a nice 2 hour ride through picturesque rural Sweden. Kids and adults will like it. I understand that it is run by volunteers.

1  Thank bigtrek
Reviewed July 7, 2012

For foreign tourists, it's a shame the title of this attraction isn't 'Narrow-guage steam train' because most of us would have no idea what Ostra Sodermanlands Jarnvag means. During the summer months a bunch of volunteers operate this excellent little train which takes you on...More

2  Thank Prufreck
Reviewed June 12, 2012 via mobile

Our party of 4 adults and 2 kids took the train to-and-fro Mariefred and Laggesta. We enjoyed the experience tremendously! Very interesting attraction for tourists of all ages, especially children!

1  Thank Chin-Pin
Reviewed May 24, 2012

By visiting you go back 100 years in time to the old steam trains. Great thing to do if you love them yourself, or if you have children of suitable age.

2  Thank fredrikhed
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