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Harz Steam Railway

Harz Bahnhof, 38855 Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
+49 3943 5580
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Bargain 3 day pass

None of the info either on-line, or in HSB publicity, note the bargain 18 Euro 3 day pass which is... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
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Fantastic

This our 10th time on the steam train upto the Brocken including the train on Christmas Day... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
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Harz Bahnhof, 38855 Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Reviewed 14 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

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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

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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

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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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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the highlights of the Harz mountains. It seems like the time is standing still in this train. The furniture is old fashioned. The sound of the train is great aswell. If you look out the window you can see a lot...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We travelled on the HSB steam railway from Wernigerode to Brocken and back, as a day trip by train from Hannover. Although a long day trip (about 12 hrs in total) it was really enjoyable and well worth it. The steam train climbs up through...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The Harz Steam Railway is a real working railroad providing public transportation to the communities of the Harz Mountain Region. We traveled to the area and rode the train for the train enthusiast in our family, but everyone enjoyed the experience. The coaches were comfortable...More

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Pandiyaraj K
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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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13 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
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Doreen K
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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
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