Bluebell Railway Preservation Society


was Saturday 19th to Thursday 24th February 2005

From Harz web site

A winter break exclusively for members of the Bluebell Railway and the Museum Stoomtram Hoorn Medemblik.

The break was based in the historical German town of Werningerode and the itinerary allowed travel on the largely steam worked lines of the Harz Mountain system including the breathtaking trip to the top of the Brocken Mountain

From Harz web site


Saturday 19th February Fly from London Gatwick to Amsterdam by 1445 Easyjet flight and then train to Amsterdam Central. Overnight in good hotel in city centre on bed & breakfast basis

Sunday 20th February Luxury coach at 0900 from hotel and journey direct to Wernigerode with comfort breaks, arrive in the late afternoon.

Monday 21st February After breakfast, a visit to the Harz steam workshops in Wernigerode and then by steam train to the top of the Brocken mountain and return.

Tuesday 22nd February Depart after breakfast by coach to Gernrode to travel on the steam lines in the Alexisbad area arriving back at Wernigerode for dinner.

Wednesday 23rd February Depart after breakfast for riding or photographing the steam trains on the line between Wernigerode and Nordhausen

Thursday 24th February Depart after breakfast by coach to Schipol airport in Amsterdam for the flight back to London Gatwick arriving 2205

The programme in the Harz mountains was designed to be quite flexible and to be altered to accommodate weather conditions and any special requests agreed by the group. It was possible to arrange visits to places of local interest for those who do not wish to spend all the time on the railway.


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