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Oberweissbacher Berg- und Schwarzatalbahn

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Great fun

Staid in a hotel in Cursdorf where we took a little train to this Bergbahn. Both trains were great... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Enschede, The Netherlands
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Fun day trip from Jena into the mountains

Drove about an hour out from Jena into the Thüringer Schiefergebirge for a mild hike in the hills... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 Mar 2018
“Great fun”
31 May 2017
“Fun day trip from Jena into the mountains ”
The centrepiece of the Oberweissbach mountain railway and Schwarza valley line is the funicular line between Obstfelderschmiede and Lichtenhain. Now a protected structure, it measures 1.4 kilometres in length and covers a vertical distance of 323...more
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07422 Mellenbach-Glasbach, Thuringia, Germany
+49 36705 20134
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Staid in a hotel in Cursdorf where we took a little train to this Bergbahn. Both trains were great fun and a real must if visiting the area.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank KirstenB691
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Drove about an hour out from Jena into the Thüringer Schiefergebirge for a mild hike in the hills and, specifically, to see this Bergbahn (my dad is a train nut). It's a nice ride up the mountain and the conductors offer a good commentary on...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank michaelaR842RB
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had 2 trips at one day. In the morning we went up to Lichterhain and Oberweissbach. The rate of increase of height is impressive. The staff on the track was very friendly and explained all about the trail and statues on the way up...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 1958Paul164
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Daytrip from Uhlstadt-kirchhasel. Easy to get there by car. I went on the summer and the weather was nice. There is a train each 30 minutes that takes you up to the hill, and to two others train stations where you can hop off and...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank hideo_mn
Reviewed 2 October 2012

Have you ever thought that an ordinary railway service could run up the side of a steep hill. Well just outside of Bad Blankenburg (where the first kindergarten started), there is just that. On a funicular railway, instead of a fixed car, there is a...More

Date of experience: September 2012
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