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Rendsburg Transporter Bridge (Schwebefaehre)

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Fascinating industrial architecture

Visited in February 2018. The transporter section is still closed. However if you are in the area... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2018
via mobile
Nice little ferry crossing

It´s a nice little ferry crossing, the kids find it exciting, and there is a nice part of the... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2015
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Feb 9, 2018
“Fascinating industrial architecture”
Oct 21, 2018
“Beautiful bridge”
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Am Kreishafen, 24107 Rendsburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 4331 21120
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

Beautiful bridge. If you wait for a moment or to you can se the train driving above the bridge. At the same time big ships sailing below it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BNIE
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Visited in February 2018. The transporter section is still closed. However if you are in the area or you are at all interested in shops canals or railways this is still worth visiting. I would also recommend that you take a train trip over the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Hanger999
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

The ferry collided with a ship in 2016 and the link is unfortunately closed for renovations until further notice; a new ferry is being built and traffic may open in 2019 if everything goes well. The bridge from which the Ferry hangs is impressive in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Rendsburg's most famous landmark, the 42m high railway bridge, and its suspended ferry. Sadly the ferry had a collision with a ship in the Kiel Canal in January 2016, so it's currently dismantled and to be rebuilt.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank c b
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Fascinating! A ferry that never touches water! It is suspended by cables hanging from the bridge above. Very unusual. The ferry is small, but wide enough to take a few cars the quick trip across the Nord-Ostsee canal single-file. The canal is a major one,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed June 17, 2016

The bridge was damaged more than a year ago and there does not seem to be any effort to repair it. It is no longer functioning.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Don R
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Really nice experience to travel with this unique vehicle. The bridge is also nice to admire being the landmark of the city of Rendsburg. Nearby is a restaurant where you can have something to drink or to eat while you admire the ships crossing the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Mihai B
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Well, first thing is that the Transporter Bridge was closed, which it apparently is every summer. The museum is basically just a room, so that was poor. But it is the only Transporter Bridge out of 8 remaining in the world that is still in...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Christoffersen
Reviewed July 11, 2015

It´s a nice little ferry crossing, the kids find it exciting, and there is a nice part of the German countryside on each side of the river bank after disembarking (Can one call it that on a ferry who is not in the water, but...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Ketil67
Reviewed June 7, 2015

Strange feeling - crossing the river with our car in a ferry that does not touch the water! And then it is even for free!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank DK_Lars
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Howie G
November 28, 2016|
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Response from PD3S | Reviewed this property |
No; unfortunately not. This elevator bridge is suspended definitely for technical reason. Apparently the repair cost were too high.
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