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Harz Steam Railway

Harz Bahnhof, 38855 Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
+49 3943 5580
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Something for steam train enthusiasts

My partner was keen to take a ride on this narrow-gauge steam train to the top of the Brocken... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Great little railway

Wonderful steam centre with steam trips up the mountain. A trip up the Brocken is excellent with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andy S
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“Something for steam train enthusiasts ”
1 week ago
“Great little railway ”
Harz Bahnhof, 38855 Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
+49 3943 5580

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner was keen to take a ride on this narrow-gauge steam train to the top of the Brocken mountain. We took the 8:55 train from Wernigerode and paid €41 each return. It was certainly an interesting trip, the best views are to be had...More

Thank Bizzy6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful steam centre with steam trips up the mountain. A trip up the Brocken is excellent with restaurant at the top with wonderful views.

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the Harz Steam Railway up to the Brocken. The train was comfortable and the scenery beautiful. Watching the steam engines at the railway stops was a wonderful experience that probably only those that love these big old machines can...More

Thank Dusty_Sander1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes this attraction is expensive at 42€ for an adult but for that you are on the train for the best part of 4 hours if you go up to the Brocken and back. This line is very quaint through Wernigorode and up through the...More

1  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is 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

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Nice half-a-day activity, the steam train takes you back in time, it is a great adventure for everybody, from couples to families. The landscapes are really nice, although we travelled at the beginning of the spring and many trees were still naked. You can buy...More

Thank Mariawilkie
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Took a short steam train ride from Wernigerode to Drei Anne Hohle (45 minutes one-way). It is really nice that there are still so many regular steam trains running here. At the railway station of Drei Anne Hohle, there were 4 steamtrains in total (total...More

Thank Arjan-nl
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The steam railway system was the focus of our 5 day road trip in Germany. Having studied the railway map, we dropped off one of our party in Nordhausen for the diesel/steam trip to Wernigerode, where we were staying, and then the next day we...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Harz steam railway is a narrow gauge masterpiece! It is worth visiting East Germany just to travel on it. Steam enthusiast have fantastic access to some awesome locos, and tourists can use the railway to visit some beautiful part of the country with magnificent scenery....More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This was my second visit to the HSB, both times arriving on a charter train from further afield that included a steam train ride to the top of the Brocken. Last time I came was in the summer in t-shirt and shorts weather but this...More

1  Thank WilfordTerrier
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can anyone suggest a good base for spending 4/5 days primarily to visit the two steam lines in the Goslar and Wernigerode area.
14 May 2015|
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Response from Mark7735 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at the Ringhotel Weisser Hirsch right on the market square. I was traveling solo on a business trip, and spent the weekend in Wernigerode. The food in the hotel restaurant was really good and the staff was very... More
Doreen K
How long does the train to Brocken from Wernigrode take. How frequent are the trains both ways in May
6 April 2015|
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Response from yellowchat | Reviewed this property |
Hello Doreen K, The journey time to the Broken from Wernigrode is 1 and a half to 2 hours depending on the train taken., as for times the can be worked out via the 2015 Summer timetable available on GOOGLE at About us... More