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28 Jun 2017
“Fun Ride”
31 Mar 2016
“What a journey”
About
The Thamshavn Railway was constructed to carry cuprous pyrite ore from the Lokken Mines. When opened in 1908, it was Norway's first electrical railway. At present Thamshavn Railway is the world's oldest alternatingcurent- powered railway. From the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Torfinn Bjoernaas' Pl. 2 | Orkla Industrimuseum, Lokken, Meldal 7332, Norway
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+47 72 49 91 00
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

A narrow gauge railway with a lot of history..... We thoroughly enjoyed our ride thru the countryside in the classic wooden rail cars. It was a beautiful day and with the windows open we could enjoy the fresh air and bird songs as we clickity-clacked...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank OldAv8tor
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This was part of a Fred Olsen Shore Tour along with the copper mine. The journey down the valley in the vintage carriages was very relaxing and the views especially passing through the towns and stations it once served fascinating especially to see how close...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank jackie b
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The restored electric locos and the their carriages use the line originally used to serve the copper mine. This is a great little trip. Sit back and enjoy the ride down the valley. The scenery is not as stunning as in some parts of Norway...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank LMO14
Reviewed 26 July 2013

This ride down the valley on the electric train came as part of visiting the copper mine it once served (Okla Industrial Museum). The coaches are restored from the original passenger coaches including the advertisements inside. Watch the wonderful valley roll by as you take...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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