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Vulkan Express

Bahnhof Brohl, Brohl, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 2636 80303
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OK train journey ... but ....

Sold to us as part of the "Great little trains of the Rhine" package by Arena Travel and while it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bowling-Greeners
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England
A unique fun experience

This was part of our holiday tour so the train had been brought down to the main station otherwise... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Bornblonde1
,
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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2 days ago
“OK train journey ... but ....”
Apr 30, 2018
“A unique fun experience”
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Bahnhof Brohl, Brohl, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Sold to us as part of the "Great little trains of the Rhine" package by Arena Travel and while it was an OK little trip up the valley with some nice views it has little more than that to recommend it. Pictures in brochures suggesting...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This was part of our holiday tour so the train had been brought down to the main station otherwise it is a few minutes walk away. The train consists of one 1st class and one 2nd class carriage plus an open truck, which is only...More

Thank Bornblonde1
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Plan your visit and check times this is a popular trip but only one or two round trips Tues-Sun Well worth it as train climbs slowly through lovely wooded valley. Watch as train crew stop traffic for train to cross road. Travel in wooden coaches...More

Thank treadheadd200
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

Not quite sure how much fun the ladies in general got out of it though. We were lucky to get it steam hauled and to be fair there was plenty of interest lineside. When you have to return on the same train and only get...More

Thank Tony36
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

We went on the Vulkan Express as part of our holiday tour and it proved to be a very relaxing, enjoyable, fun ride! An added bonus, the 7 of us had an entire carriage to ourselves! The staff were very friendly and pleasant - they...More

Thank dedicatedtraveller
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

The journey up to Engeln is quite interesting, but once at the top its rather disappointing with no spectacular view at all, after the long climb. For the rail enthusiast, it can also be disappointing if your journey is without the steam engine, as many...More

Thank philb07
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

If you like a scenic heritage line stick to the UK where you will be hauled by a vintage steam engine and not by a diesel that is the regular performer on the Vulkan Express

Thank Roy R
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

One and a half hours each way at a very slow pace, no great sights on the way up, nothing to see when you finally arrive. There was a nice looking cafe at the end of the line but you didn't have enough time to...More

Thank _hawkins8a
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

Starting off in Brohl is the Vulkan Express opened in 1901 is on of the few remaining narrow gauge railway travelling through the beautiful Eifel Mountains passing hot springs. 67 m above sea level is the headquarters of the railway with its picturesque small station...More

2  Thank Jacqui C
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Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Short walk from the mainline station , extremely friendly staff who showed us round the workshops. Small shop at the station selling ices drinks & souvenirs . The ride on the train up a steep valley in coaches with verandas is rather pleasant . At...More

Thank Graham M
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