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Narrow gauge steam in Saxony III

24. - 29. March 2019

Narrow gauge steam in Saxony III

Narrow gauge steam in Saxony III

Already in 2016 we made the first round trip to the Saxon narrow gauge railways and met with great response from the railways and our customers, because nowhere else do you get so much narrow gauge railway compressed in such a short time. The longest journey is worthwhile, as many photographers and videographers from Japan, Canada and the USA have proven to us.

This time we offer a 6-day visit to 6 lanes - we have prepared a special photo and video programme for each one. We start in Annaberg- Buchholz in our proven tour hotel, from where we start with our comfortable tour bus every morning and return to the hotel in the evening. To the middle of the program we change to Dresden to head for the last three narrow-gauge railways. Our tour ends in Dresden, where you can easily travel home by train or plane or spend another day or two in the charming Elbe metropolis.

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No. of participants max. 46
Duration 6 days
Meals optional
Price from 980 €
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our tour program:

Saturday, 23 March 2019: Arrival of all participants to Annaberg-Buchholz in our tour hotel.

Sunday, March 24, 2019: Döllnitzbahn - A Saxon IV K covers the Tanago trailer train consisting of 5 rolling stock plus one luggage van. The participants leave the train at the front and get off at the most beautiful photo spots.

Monday, March 25, 2019: Fichtelbergbahn - Our steam locomotive covers a GmP (GmP = Güterzug mit Personenbeförderung) formed by two rolling stock and DR passenger cars in the morning, at noon we visit the workshop in Oberwiesenthal and in the afternoon we drive a DR passenger train. 

Tuesday, 26 March 2019: Preßnitztalbahn - a Saxon IV K covers two Gmp for us today, formed in the morning from rolling stock and Reichsbahn passenger cars, in the afternoon from DR passenger cars and narrow-gauge freight cars. 

Wednesday, 27 March 2019: Zittau narrow-gauge railway - In the morning we drive a GmP consisting of 2 rolling stock and 3 narrow-gauge freight cars, in the afternoon our steam locomotive covers a freight train consisting of several narrow-gauge freight cars.

Thursday, 28 March 2019: Muskauer Waldeisenbahn - locomotive 99 3312 "Diana" built in 1912 covered a long wood train in the morning and a typical forest train (Kömag train) with 7 empty coal wagons and 2 optional wagons (for cellulose transport to the Köbelner Feinpapierfabrik) in the afternoon.

Friday, March 29, 2019: Weißeritztalbahn - Here too we let it steam, the Weißeritztalbahn has DR passenger cars, as well as freight cars, so that we can also offer an authentic GmP here. 

End of the event, on request you can stay another night (extra charge) and come with us in the evening, to end the tour, to see the Tanago 2018 year review.

 

 

your tour price:

  • for bookings until 30.10.2018: 980 Euro per person, without hotel, incl. all bus transfers (from Annaberg Buchholz to Dresden and  to the individual railway lines)
     
  • when booking from 30.10.2018: 1. 210 Euro per person, without hotel, incl. all bus transfers (from Annaberg Buchholz to Dresden)
     
  • all overnight stays incl. breakfast in our tour hotels 23 - 29 March 2018 (Annaberg Buchholz and Dresden) in 1/2 double room: 335 Euro per person.
     
  • all overnight stays incl. breakfast in our tour hotels 23 - 29 March 2018 (Annaberg Buchholz and Dresden) in a single room: 240 Euro per person.
     
  • extension Fr /Sa (29.3. / 30.3.2018) or each additional night in the hotel in Dresden in 1/2 double room 75 Euro, single room supplement 60 Euro.