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Sauschwaenzlebahn

Bahnhofstr. 1, 78176 Blumberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7702 51300
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“steam engine” (5 reviews)
“small museum” (2 reviews)
“signal box” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bahnhofstr. 1, 78176 Blumberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had a great time taking the steam engine, the railway construction was really an engineering marvel. One hand dug tunnel corkscrews 360 degrees down and out through the mountain. The ride was pleasant and we had packed our own drinks which was great. Having...More

Thank RECH310
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We were taking the train with steam engine from Blumberg to Weizen and back. We could watch the engine from inside and talk to the driver. the train was well explained on a paper map 🗺 Good explanation over the loudspeaker 📢 There is a...More

Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 30 September 2016

A lovely steam train ride through a part of the Black Forest. A very scenic route on this historic line through lovely Black Forest countryside.

1  Thank William Nigel M
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We spent an interesting afternoon on this railway; there is a small museum showing how it was built and there are a number of artefacts from various old steam trains. The signal box is unusual and gives good views of the terminus. The trip is...More

Thank Exiled_Cumbrian
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We enjoyed the trip on the "Pigtail Railway". It was "Time Travels" weekend, so costumed staff entertained the travelers (unfortunately, only in German). The train and small museum were very well maintained. Scenery was good, but not spectacular.

1  Thank pmb56
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This is a beautiful ride through the valleys of the BW area, we took plenty of great photographs of the bridges and the surrounding area, highly recommended for everyone who loves a bit of a train ride the old-fashioned way, with the locomotive steaming ahead.

Thank Martina J
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We were looking forward to this steam engine trip through the Black Forest but were glad that we had the chance to get off the train when it came back through Triberg a third of the way through the trip. The commentary was all in...More

3  Thank Nick A
Reviewed 15 October 2014

The station staff were friendly and helpful speaking enough English to assist my poor German! I didn't like having an allocated seat but in reality the train was full so people spread out. The train was warm and clean inside but the outside and windows...More

1  Thank MSB1802
Reviewed 26 September 2014

A really lovely afternoon spent on this old steam railway.We booked in July to ensure we had reserved seats and this proved to be really useful.It became very busy before the train was due to depart. Coach 1 has soft seats, much easier for journey...More

1  Thank Kate W
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Lovely preserved railway winding through the valleys near the German/Swiss border. Some fine bridges and tunnels. We had a big tender engine which made light f the journey. Good for kids and adults and for the enthusiast lots of places for photography. There is a...More

Thank djpend
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