List of heritage railways

This list of heritage railways is a 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

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Sarajevo-Višegrad Railway (section from Višegrad to Vardište)

Czech Republic

  • Lužná u Rakovníka - Kolešovice Railway

Denmark

Source:
  • Bevaringsforeningen Gedser Remise – roundhouseS, Falster, DJK
  • BjergBanenS H, Jylland
  • Blovstrødbanen N, Zealand, DJK
  • Bornholms Railway Museum- narrow gauge, Bornholm, future re establish a section of the former Nexøbane
  • Danish Railway MuseumFunen
  • Djursland Railway Museum – Jylland, DJK
  • Hanstholm fortressN, Jylland
  • Hedelands VeteranbaneN, Sjælland
  • Hjerl Hede FrilandsmuseumN, Jylland
  • LimfjordsbanenH, Jylland, DJK
  • Mariager-Handest VeteranbaneS, Jylland, DJK
  • Museumsbanen Maribo-BandholmS, Lolland, DJK
  • MY-VeterantogH, Sjælland, DJK
  • Nordisk Jernbane-KlubH, Falster, DJK
  • Nordsjællands VeterantogH, Sjælland
  • Skjoldenæsholm Tram Museum – near Skjoldenæsholm Castle, Sjælland
  • Stenvad MosebrugcenterN, Jylland
  • Struer Jernbane-KlubH, Jylland
  • Struer Railway Museum- Jylland
  • Sydfynske VeteranjernbaneS, Fyn
  • Sydjyllands VeterantogH, Jylland
  • Vestsjællands VeterantogS, Sjælland, DJK
  • Veteranbanen Bryrup-VradsS, Jylland
  • Veteranbanen Haderslev-VojensS, Jylland, DJK
  • Veterantog VesH, Jylland, DJK
  • Videbæk-Skjern VeteranbaneS, Jylland
  • Østsjællandske JernbaneklubH, Sjælland

H Heritage rail operator | N Narrow gauge railway | S Standard gauge railway
DJK: Dansk Jernbane-Klub. Several heritage railways and operators are members of DJK

Finland

France

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

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

Hungary

Italy

Latvia

Luxembourg

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Republic of Ireland

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

Romania

Serbia

Slovakia

Spain

Sweden

  • Anten-Gräfsnäs Järnväg – narrow gauge, near Gothenburg[10]
  • Association of Narrow Gauge Railways Växjö-Västervik – narrow gauge (includes a section of mixed gauge track into Västervik)[11]
  • Böda Skogsjärnväg – narrow gauge, Öland[12]
  • Dal-Västra Värmlands Järnväg – standard gauge, Värmland[13]
  • Djurgården Line (tramway) – Stockholm
  • Engelsberg-Norbergs Railway – standard gauge, Västmanland
  • Gotlands Hesselby Jernväg – narrow gauge, Gotland[14]
  • Jädraås-Tallås Järnväg – narrow gauge, Gästrikland[15]
  • Ohsabanan – narrow gauge, Jönköping[16]
  • Risten – Lakviks Järnväg – narrow gauge, Östergötland[17]
  • Skara – Lundsbrunns Järnvägar – narrow gauge, Västra Götaland County[18]
  • Skånska Järnvägar - standard gauge, Skåne[19]
  • Smalspårsjärnvägen Hultsfred-Västervik – narrow gauge, Småland[20]
  • Upsala-Lenna Jernväg – narrow gauge, Upsala County
  • Östra Södermanlands Järnväg – narrow gauge, Södermanland

Switzerland

United Kingdom and Crown dependencies

Isle of Man

Channel Islands

North America

Canada

United States

Mexico

Barbados

St. Kitts

South America

Argentina

Brazil

Chile

  • Colchaguac Wine Train (a Bayer Peacock 2-6-0)[28]
  • Tren de la Araucanía Temuco to Victoria (1953 Baldwin 4-8-2)[29]

Ecuador

  • Tren Crucero Ecuador

Colombia

Asia

China

Hong Kong

India

Indonesia

Israel

Japan

Pakistan

Taiwan

Africa

South Africa

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.

  • Atlantic Rail – Now defunct. Formally ran day trips from Cape Town to Simonstown using steam locomotives and heritage coaching stock[31]
  • Friends of the Rail – day trips from Hermanstad (Pretoria) using steam locomotives and heritage coaching stock[32]
  • Outeniqua Choo Tjoe – A heritage railway that has not operated since August 2006.[33]
  • Patons Country Narrow Gauge Railway – a two-foot narrow gauge heritage railway in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, from Ixopo to Umzimkhulu
  • Reefsteamers – day trips from Johannesburg to Magaliesburg.[34]
  • Rovos Rail – up-market railtours[35]
  • The Sandstone Heritage Trust – private railway operating 2 foot gauge steam locomotives[36]
  • Umgeni Steam Railway – Kloof to Inchanga, near Durban[37]

Tunisia

Australasia

Australia

New Zealand

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

See also

References

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