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22 Jul 2018
“Pigtail Train”
27 May 2018
“It is not worth.”
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Bahnhofstr. 1, 78176 Blumberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

This train uses a track that has to wind its way through tunnels and curves. The best time to ride it is when the steam loco is pulling a number of carriages as then the curves are evident from watching the coaches ahead or behind....More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Failsafe659
Reviewed 28 May 2018

It is not worth. There are many tunnels and sceneries between the journey is not nice to see. It is not thing much. However, there is other steam train that go to Titisee. It is the best one. You can see lake and mountain. It...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank meijikoreathailand
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Robert H
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

Date of experience: October 2016
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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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2016
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.

Date of experience: May 2016
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.

Date of experience: August 2015
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

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank Nick A
Reviewed 16 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

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank MSB1802
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