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Harz Steam Railway

Harz Bahnhof, 38855 Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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A fantastic network of a railway. Take as much time as you like. A good three days travel if you... read more

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JAB579
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Manchester, United Kingdom
An absolute delight

Almost excellent - great trains, relaxed atmosphere. Shame about the attitude of the ticket office... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bathman
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Harz Bahnhof, 38855 Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

A fantastic network of a railway. Take as much time as you like. A good three days travel if you want. Fantastic steam engines that are only narrow gauge but as big as our standard gauge locos. No need for rushing out in the morning,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost excellent - great trains, relaxed atmosphere. Shame about the attitude of the ticket office receptionist at Wernigerode, who seemed to take the attitude that it was a great nuisance to explain things to a foreigner!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was expensive at €42 per person return but if you are unlikely to be visiting the area again worth it. The trip time is around 2.5 hours both ways and we spent about 2 hours at the summit. Luckily we choose a good day...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

None of the info either on-line, or in HSB publicity, note the bargain 18 Euro 3 day pass which is currently on offer. This may be an out of season only deal. It covers the entire HSB network, with the exception of the Brocken, all...More

5  Thank RGatward
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This our 10th time on the steam train upto the Brocken including the train on Christmas Day including meals. Fantastic day out, well worth the price.

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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Had a day in the railway which was great. As part of an organized trip we were supposed to go up The Brocken. It's was snowing lightly when we set off but got heavier as we went up. Just over half way up we were...More

2  Thank JeremyTennent
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We boarded the train to The Broken It was snowing lightly when we left Really beautiful scenery getting more snowy as we went Half way train could go no further due to thick snow further up So trip cancelled. Our guide got us transferred onto...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This place has become a bit of a regular fix for me,I think I have now been in all seasons and every time it offers something different. For me not knowing the steam age back in the UK this is probably the closest I will...More

Thank Simon T
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Although it was snowing and foggy and cold as heck, the ride to the top of the mountain to Broken was fun. A lady comes through the train at every stop with krauter liquor, so it’s easy to stay warm. It takes a while to...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

If you are expecting this trip to have majestic panoramas similar to those seen from the Snowdon mountain railway, you will be deeply disappointed (Rachel H must have been up Snowdon blindfolded). 95% of the time is spent chugging through the dense forest and the...More

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SilverNomad04
March 1, 2018|
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Response from Lukas K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, i’d definitly recommend you to stay in werningerode, it’s a small beautiful town. I think the weather in september is perfect, not to warm, not to cold. The railways are open the whole day, i think.
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Pandiyaraj K
December 22, 2017|
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Response from _eveandjez | Reviewed this property |
Because the Broken is in the mountains there more than likely will be snow in January at the top. I would find out the day before if Train is expected to run As the train goes up hill a bit if there is a lot of snow on... More
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