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Bahnbetriebswerk Wolsztyn (Parowozownia Wolsztyn)

ul. Fabryczna 1 | Wolsztyn, Wolsztyn 64-200, Poland
+48(0)68 4191793
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Steam railway history in touching distance

I visited this amazing place during a business trip near Woslztyn. Having heard about it and also... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2016
Warsaw, Poland
Wallowing in pure nostalgia.

We had six days in Wolsztyn which included 2 full days of steam train excursions organised by the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
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ul. Fabryczna 1 | Wolsztyn, Wolsztyn 64-200, Poland
+48(0)68 4191793
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

I visited this amazing place during a business trip near Woslztyn. Having heard about it and also being a fan of steam trains, it was a must. The 'parowznia' is located in the town and the first site one sees is the row of tired...More

1  Thank PaulG82
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We had six days in Wolsztyn which included 2 full days of steam train excursions organised by the Wolsztyn Experience, which were excellent value. The highlight was the annual steam train parade, with engines from all over Europe, which included engines passing by singly, then...More

1  Thank SawleyDawn381
Reviewed 20 May 2015

The great collection of all the trains-related stuff! Some have more than 100 years, and that's incredible! From trains which are still able to run to papers and tickets. I was there during the museums night and it was really cool to get through all...More

Thank Dmitry C
Reviewed 13 May 2015

This is what we were in town for: the Wolszstyn Experience and locomotive parade. Unfortunately there were only three locos in steam this year, with another arriving late, but the spectacle, the atmosphere, the noise and the smells - and all the 'plinth' locos -made...More

Thank fredpipes
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

Myself and a friend took a PKP Intercity diesel train journey between Poznań Glowny and Wolsztyn (29.07 PLN each way, 90 minutes). On arrival turn right out of Wolsztyn railway station and walk in a straight line (parallel with the railway track) for 10-15 minutes...More

Thank jonotennis
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I wanted to take my father away for his 61st birthday and he's always wanted to drive trains since he was a boy. Well, there is probably no other place in the world you can still be instructed to drive a steam loco on a...More

1  Thank Glenn_moores
Reviewed 3 September 2013

This is actually a review of a visit in May 2012, and I don't know how I missed writing my review for so long!! I somehow convinced my long-suffering wife to spend a week of our holiday in Wolsztyn while I fired and drove (under...More

1  Thank Ozrod1
Reviewed 6 July 2013

If you are any sort of railway enthusiast, then this is a must do. I believe that this is probably the only place in the world where you can actually drive and fire a steam locomotive on a fully operating passenger service. But do not...More

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 29 January 2013

This is a 'one in a million' chance to be on the footplate of a mainline steam locomotive. The journey from Wolsztyn to Poznan takes approximately an hour and a half with 21 scheduled station stops. The Polish Crew speak basic English but it is...More

2  Thank Tom_Tait
Reviewed 25 December 2012

My son and I went for a week to the Wolsztyn Experience in December 2012, with five days driving and firing the steam locomotive on the train between Wolsztyn and Poznan. Arranged as a fiftieth birthday present, it was magnificent and highly recommended. The engine...More

4  Thank James B
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