List of heritage railways

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List of heritage railways is a comprehensive listing of heritage railways sorted by country, state or region. A heritage railway is a preserved or tourist railroad which is run as a tourist attraction, is usually but not always run by volunteers, and often seeks to re-create railway scenes of the past.

Europe[edit]

Albania[edit]

The entire remaining rail network of Albania can be considered as a heritage system.

Belgium[edit]

Vertical boiler loco Cockerill on the Dendermonde-Puurs Railway

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Denmark[edit]

An NSJV restored train on the Nordsjællands Veterantog
Source: [citation needed]
  • Bevaringsforeningen Gedser Remise – roundhouse & standard-gauge railway, Falster, DJK
  • BjergBanen – standard-gauge railway & heritage rail operator, Jylland
  • Blovstrødbanen – narrow-gauge railway, Zealand, DJK
  • Bornholms Railway Museum- narrow gauge, Bornholm, future re establish a section of the former Nexøbane
  • Danish Railway MuseumFunen
  • Dansk Jernbane-Klub – shortened as DJK, several heritage railways & operators are members of DJK
  • Djursland Railway Museum – Jylland, DJK
  • Hanstholm fortress – narrow-gauge railway, Jylland
  • Hedelands Veteranbane – narrow-gauge railway, Sjælland
  • Hjerl Hede Frilandsmuseum – narrow-gauge railway, Jylland
  • Limfjordsbanen – heritage rail operator, Jylland, DJK
  • Mariager-Handest Veteranbane – standard-gauge railway, Jylland, DJK
  • Museumsbanen Maribo-Bandholm – standard-gauge railway, Lolland, DJK
  • MY-Veterantog – heritage rail operator, Sjælland, DJK
  • Nordisk Jernbane-Klub – heritage rail operator, Falster, DJK
  • Nordsjællands Veterantog – heritage rail operator, Sjælland
  • Skjoldenæsholm Tram Museum – near Skjoldenæsholm Castle, Sjælland
  • Stenvad Mosebrugcenter – narrow-gauge railway, Jylland
  • Struer Jernbane-Klub – heritage rail operator, Jylland
  • Struer Railway Museum- Jylland
  • Sydfynske Veteranjernbane – standard-gauge railway, Fyn
  • Sydjyllands Veterantog – heritage rail operator, Jylland
  • Vestsjællands Veterantog – standard-gauge railway, Sjælland, DJK
  • Veteranbanen Bryrup-Vrads – standard-gauge railway, Jylland
  • Veteranbanen Haderslev-Vojens – standard-gauge railway, Jylland, DJK
  • Veterantog Vest – heritage rail operator, Jylland, DJK
  • Videbæk-Skjern Veteranbane – standard-gauge railway, Jylland
  • Østsjællandske Jernbaneklub – heritage rail operator, Sjælland

Finland[edit]

Lovisa & Wesijärvi Railway #6 at the Jokioinen Museum Railway

France[edit]

The Froissy Dompierre Light Railway

For a comprehensive list of heritage railways in France, see the article Liste des chemins de fer touristiques de France (French version of this article).

Germany[edit]

The Hannoversches Straßenbahn-Museum

For a comprehensive list of heritage railways in Germany, see the article Liste der Museumseisenbahnen (German version of this article). The list includes railway museums that operate historic railway services.

Greece[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Italy[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Ventspils narrow-gauge railway

Luxembourg[edit]

Fond de Gras railway station, Luxembourg

Netherlands[edit]

Norway[edit]

Steam locomotive on the Gamle Vossebanen

Poland[edit]

Republic of Ireland[edit]

For a list of heritage railways in the Republic of Ireland, see the article List of heritage railways in the Republic of Ireland.

Romania[edit]

Locomotive Mariuţa on the Vişeu de Sus Railway

Serbia[edit]

Train passing the largest bridge on the Šargan Eight railway

Slovakia[edit]

A train on the Čierny Hron Railway

Spain[edit]

Steam locomotive "Tren del centenari" from 1948, in Vilanova Railway Museum

Sweden[edit]

SRJ 28 Stortysken at Lenna Station (in Länna) on the Upsala-Lenna Jernväg railway

Switzerland[edit]

Historic steam on the Rigi-bahnen

United Kingdom[edit]

Channel Islands[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

United States[edit]

Mexico[edit]

St. Kitts[edit]

South America[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Chile[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Asia[edit]

China[edit]

Hong Kong[edit]

Peak Tram of Hong Kong

India[edit]

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Indonesia[edit]

Israel[edit]

Japan[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

Historical Khyber Railway in Pakistan

Taiwan[edit]

Alishan steam train, engine no 31

Africa[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Rovos Rail train about to depart from Capital Park Station

Note that most of the heritage railway operators in South Africa have their own depots where locomotives and coaches are kept and serviced, but run on state-owned railways.

Tunisia[edit]

Australasia[edit]

Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

For a list of heritage railways in New Zealand, see the article List of New Zealand railway museums and heritage lines.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chemin de Fer à vapeur des Trois Vallées
  2. ^ Chemin de Fer du Bocq
  3. ^ Stoomtrein Dendermonde-Puurs
  4. ^ Stoomcentrum Maldegem
  5. ^ Pelion Mt. Scenic Railway
  6. ^ Gulbene-Alūksne Railway
  7. ^ Ventspils Narrow Gauge Railway
  8. ^ Azpeitia Railway Museum[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ Anten-Gräfsnäs Järnväg Archived 2014-03-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ Association of Narrow Gauge Railways Växjö-Västervik
  11. ^ Böda Skogsjärnväg Archived 2013-08-12 at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ Dal-Västra Värmlands Järnväg
  13. ^ Gotlands Hesselby Jernväg
  14. ^ Jädraås-Tallås Järnväg
  15. ^ Ohsabanan
  16. ^ Risten – Lakviks Järnväg
  17. ^ Smalspårsjärnvägen Hultsfred-Västervik
  18. ^ – Lundsbrunns Järnvägar [permanent dead link]
  19. ^ Chihuahua al Pacífico Archived 2006-05-29 at the Wayback Machine.
  20. ^ Ferrocarril Interoceanico Archived 2006-05-10 at the Wayback Machine.
  21. ^ Tequila Express
  22. ^ St. Kitts Scenic Railway
  23. ^ La Trochita
  24. ^ Tren del Fin del Mundo Archived 2006-10-08 at the Wayback Machine.
  25. ^ Tren Histórico a Vapor Archived 2007-06-22 at the Wayback Machine.
  26. ^ Tren del Vino Archived 2007-02-09 at the Wayback Machine.
  27. ^ Museo ferroviario Temuco
  28. ^ [1]
  29. ^ Turistren
  30. ^ Atlantic Rail
  31. ^ Friends of the Rail
  32. ^ "Outeniqua Choo Tjoe". Archived from the original on 2010-04-06. Retrieved 2010-05-24.
  33. ^ Reefsteamers
  34. ^ Rovos Rail
  35. ^ The Sandstone Heritage Trust
  36. ^ Steam Railway [permanent dead link]

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