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Dresdner Parkeisenbahn

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Bahnhof Am Strassburger Platz

The Bahnhof Am Strassburger Platz, where I caught the train, is next to Volkswagen's Transparent Factory, which has become one of Dresden's major tourist attractions. From here, you can ride to any of four other stations in the Grosser Garten. The Am Strassburger Platz station also has a gift shop where you can buy railway souvenirs.


Dresden Park Railway locomotive

The Dresden Park Railway has two battery-powered electric engines. One is blue and white; the other is modeled after traditional red Deutsche Bahn locomotives.


Dresdner Parkeisenbahn train

A train of the Dresdner Parkeisenbahn follows a curve through the forest in the Grosser Garten. (The railroad's top speed is 15 km/h or about 9 m.p.h., and a full circuit of the park takes 30 minutes.)

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Saxony transportation articles:
Railroading in Saxony
Chemnitz:
Saxon Railroad Museum Chemnitz-Hilbersdorf
Dresden:
Dresden Park Railway
Schwebebahn Dresden Suspension Railway
Erzgebirge - Ore Mountains (near Czech border):

 

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