Steam Tours 2019 Itineraries

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FOCUS ON STEAM WITH RAILTRAIL TOURS

9 DAYS

14 DAYS

Everything you can’t do in the UK – Dresden Steam Festival with visiting engines coming on and off shed. Footplate rides.Tour the reserve collection not normally open to the public. Plus 4 amazing mainline steam journeys from Dresden including parallel running, 2 private steam charters at Saxon Narrow gauge lines, and experience three more of the other famous Saxon narrow gauge steam lines and a relaxing evening paddle steamer cruise. Then we travel into the beautiful Ore Mountains for another mainline steam tour, the three remaining and remote Saxon narrow gauge steam lines, plus steam on a brilliant Parkeisenbahn, and two wonderful steam depots. Lots and lots of steam action both standard and narrow gauge with rare haulage and the chance to ‘complete the set’ of all Saxon lines in one go!

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DEPARTS Wednesday 10th April 2019

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

★ ★ Dresden Steam Festival at Dresden Altstadt Depot ★ ★ 4 mainline steam excursions ★ ★ Private steam photo charter on Döllnitztalbahn ★ ★ Private steam photo charter on the Waldeisenbahn Muskau ★ ★ Visit Railway Museum at Weisswasser ★ ★ Articulated 8-wheeled Saxon-Meyer locomotives ★ ★ Ride the newly extended Weisseritztalbahn ★ ★ A full day on the Zittau-Oybin-Jonsdorf line ★ ★ Tour Bertsdorf shed ★ ★ Steam along the whole of the Lössnitzgrundbahn ★ ★ Paddle steamer cruise on the River Elbe ★ ★ Centrally located hotel in Dresden ★ ★ Visit the superb Chemnitz Railway Museum (Double Roundhouse over 60 locos steam/ diesel) ★ ★ Steam on the Chemnitz Parkeisenbahn ★ ★ A full day of steam on the mountainous Fichtelbergbahn ★ ★ Guided tour of Schwarzenburg Railway Museum (steam locos in former DB steam shed) ★ ★ Rare opportunity to enjoy steam on the remote Schönheide line ★ ★ Full day mainline steam excursion ★ ★ Steam on the delightful Pressnitztalbahn ★ ★ Lovely hotel in the scenic Ore Mountains Region FARE From London St Pancras International: Standard Class rail travel to / from Dresden, including £2499 Standard Eurostar First Class rail travel to / from Erfurt / Chemnitz, including £2799 Standard Premier Eurostar Single Room Supplement £299 13 nights’ bed & breakfast, 3 evening meals, 4 light lunches / snacks Standard Class rail travel and seat reservations where available (subject to selected rail travel option) All transfers, excursions and admissions as detailed Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager GUARANTEED FARE – no currency surcharge Fare based upon sharing a twin-bedded en-suite room; single rooms available – supplement as shown. Important Note: Whilst the arrangements for all described steam train travel are in place we do reserve the right to make substitutions should it be deemed necessary for whatever reason. Your acceptance of this is a condition of your booking.

Fares 9 DAYS From £1799 14 DAYS From £2499

Dresden Steam Festival

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Dresden Steam Festival

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Lößnitzgrundbahn

© SDG Kati Schmidt

Schönheide Line

Fichtelbergbahn

Dresden Waterfront

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