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Harz Narrow Gauge Railways (to mount Brocken)

  • © HSB, M. Bein
  • special events (c) HSB, T. Wagner

The HSB (Harz Narrow Gauge Railways) is the owner and operator of the longest continuous narrow gauge railway network in Germany with a track width of 1.000mm. The routes are Harzquer, Selketal and Brockenbahn, which give you a total length of 140.4 km. The fleet count 25 steam locomotives, 12 diesel locomotives, 10 rail cars and a variety of historic coaches. The whole collection was placed in 1972 under monument protection. In addition to regular passenger trains and the nostalgic steam engines, the HSB maintains a wide range of tourist services such as themed train rides, special events, souvenir sales, package deals or great adventures all about the steam engine.


When you purchase a 4-day HarzCard you get one way from or to the Brocken included. If you wish a return ticket on the same day, the price of a single ticket will only be charged.

opening hours:

departure: according to schedule

price for one way ticket:

adult: 31,00 €
children (6-14 years): 18,50 €
special price for return tour: adult 18 € / children 10,50 €



barrier-free access:

partial available

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Harzer Schmalspurbahnen GmbH
Friedrichsstraße 151
38855  Wernigerode

+49 (0)3943 5580

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