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Ostra Sodermanlands Jarnvag
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17 May 2017
“Steam Trains in Sweden”
16 Sep 2016
“Step into the past”
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Storgatan 25c, Mariefred 647 30, Sweden
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

This railway is run by volunteers and has a number of narrow gauge (two Swedish feet) locomotives and carriages. There are two lines to travel on stretching for several kilometres and connecting with: mainline trains, a castle kitchen specialising in desserts, a steamboat and the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank John Carlsson A
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Take the train through a scenery that seems stuck in time. The only evidence of the 21st century is ppl taking photos with smartphones. The train is small and authentic, friendly staff. The train changes direction soon after departure and they will reposition the locomotive...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank JohanInNZ
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a really fun thing to do and children will love it. We got the boat from Stockholm to Mariefred and from there this little narrow gauge steam train will take you - about 15 mins - to Laggesta where you change for Stockholm....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Nice trip from Mariefred to Taxinge castle! The children loves it! Enjoy all the bakery in the "cockie castle"

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JakobD709
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The town is charming with beautiful views, then had fun visiting Gripsholm Castle, and then we topped it off with a ride on this steam train. Totally recommend it. You can get to Mariefred via steamboat - which has lovely scenery but is a bit...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank jaimexplorer
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Run by volunteers, this small gauge train runs through several towns and even connects to the high-speed rail going into Stockholm! (connection in Läggesta I think). You can also take the train to Taxinge (not every day) or just take a ride for the fun...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank CapeSharon
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We had a nice 2 hour ride through picturesque rural Sweden. Kids and adults will like it. I understand that it is run by volunteers.

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank bigtrek
Reviewed 12 June 2012 via mobile

Our party of 4 adults and 2 kids took the train to-and-fro Mariefred and Laggesta. We enjoyed the experience tremendously! Very interesting attraction for tourists of all ages, especially children!

1  Thank Chin-Pin
Reviewed 24 May 2012

By visiting you go back 100 years in time to the old steam trains. Great thing to do if you love them yourself, or if you have children of suitable age.

Date of experience: May 2012
2  Thank fredrikhed
Reviewed 13 January 2012

This vintage railway has a gauge of only 600mm! Fits well in the picturesque town of Mariefred! You can make a round trip with steam ship from Stockholm to Mariefred, vintage railway to Läggesta and normal train back to Stockholm!

3  Thank AndersE
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