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Special events 2019

  •  21./22.04.: Easter holiday train rides  - with diesel motorcar from Bruchhausen-Vilsen to Heiligenberg and back. Tickets are sold in advance only, online at tickets.museumseisenbahn.de, via Nordwest-Ticket or call phone 0421/363636.
  •  01.05.: Season start  - the wait is over and the Museum-Railway highballs into a new season with a special timetable.
  •  01.05.: Kaffkieker Train Rides  - tourist trains with diesel motorcars running Eystrup -- Hoya -- Bruchhausen-Vilsen (connection to the Museum-Railway) -- Heiligenfelde -- Syke.
  •  12.05.: Race men against machine  - Exciting race between steam train and runners. The track is 7,8 km long and starts at Bruchhausen-Vilsen station, while it ends at Asendorf station. The race will be split up into two 2 categories with adjusted speed of the train for amateurs and ambitious runners. You can follow the race from the train window. The finish at Asendorf station will have supporting program. Need more information, want to register for the race? Please visit the Event Website.
  •  18.05.: Logo culinary train ride Spargel-Express  - culinary train ride with asparagus dinner, reservation required.
  •  19.05.: Kaffkieker Train Rides  - tourist trains with diesel motorcars running Eystrup -- Hoya -- Bruchhausen-Vilsen (connection to the Museum-Railway) -- Heiligenfelde -- Syke.
  •  26.05.: HERMANN-Day  - Your name is Hermann? If Yes, then get to the Museum-Railway on 26th of May. Our steam engine HERMANN invites you for a free ride. Please have your passport at hand!
  •  30.05.: Himmelfahrt (local holiday)  - trains operate on Sunday schedule.
  •  30.05.: Kaffkieker Train Rides  - tourist trains with diesel motorcars running Eystrup -- Hoya -- Bruchhausen-Vilsen (connection to the Museum-Railway) -- Heiligenfelde -- Syke.
  •  01./02.06.: TEDDYBEAR-Day  - Teddy rides the train! On 1st and 2nd of june there are free rides for all children up to 14 years who carry there Teddybear or other cuddly toys whith them.
  •  02.06.: Kaffkieker Train Rides  - tourist trains with diesel motorcars running Eystrup -- Hoya -- Bruchhausen-Vilsen (connection to the Museum-Railway) -- Heiligenfelde -- Syke.
  •  09.06.: Pentecost  - Sunday: the "Orpheus-Express" departs at 7:30 in the morning and takes choir and listeners to the traditional Pentecost singing at "Vilser Holz" (a wood near Bruchhausen-Vilsen).
  •  09./10.06.: Pentecost: "125 Years Engine "Franzburg"  - On sunday and -monday of the Pentecost weekend our engine "Franzburg" - build in 1894 - will offer additional train rides with the original train of the Franzburger Railway. Limited seating, reservation required for the "FRANZBURG" train.
  •  16.06.: Kaffkieker Train Rides  - tourist trains with diesel motorcars running Eystrup -- Hoya -- Bruchhausen-Vilsen (connection to the Museum-Railway) -- Heiligenfelde -- Syke.
  •  06./07.07.: Diesels-Weekend  - Most of the time these engines spend in the sheds and in the shadow of our steam engines, but this weekend the boilers stay cold! The rails are open to our diesel engines and motorcars, running on an enhanced timetable.
  •  07.07.: Kaffkieker Train Rides  - tourist trains with diesel motorcars running Eystrup -- Hoya -- Bruchhausen-Vilsen (connection to the Museum-Railway) -- Heiligenfelde -- Syke.
  •  20./21.07.: "Inselbahn"-Weekend - (remembering the railways of German North Sea islands)  - Get an insight into the former railway traffic on the German North Sea islands with our diesel engine V4 EMDEN from the island of Borkum (North Sea) and the diesel railcar T44, formerly assigned to the railway on the island of Juist (North Sea).
  •  21.07.: Kaffkieker Train Rides  - tourist trains with diesel motorcars running Eystrup -- Hoya -- Bruchhausen-Vilsen (connection to the Museum-Railway) -- Heiligenfelde -- Syke.
  •  28.07.: Kaffkieker Train Rides  - tourist trains with diesel motorcars running Eystrup -- Hoya -- Bruchhausen-Vilsen (connection to the Museum-Railway) -- Heiligenfelde -- Syke.
  •  03./04.08.: Railfan Spectacular  - additional train rides, freight train operations - bring your camera.
  •  03./04.08.: Connecting service on the Hoyaer Railway  - to the Railfan Spectacular event at the Museum-Railway.
  •  10.08.: Logo culinary train ride Grill-Express  - culinary train ride with grill buffet, reservation required.
  •  18.08.: TEDDYBEAR-Day  - Teddy rides the train! On 18th of august there are free rides for all children up to 14 years who carry there Teddybear or other cuddly toys whith them.
  •  18.08.: Kaffkieker Train Rides  - tourist trains with diesel motorcars running Eystrup -- Hoya -- Bruchhausen-Vilsen (connection to the Museum-Railway) -- Heiligenfelde -- Syke.
  •  23.-27.08.: Train rides to "Brokser Heiratsmarkt" (traditional fair)  - running Eystrup - Hoya - Br.Vilsen and Br.Vilsen - Syke.
  •  01.09.: Kaffkieker Train Rides  - tourist trains with diesel motorcars running Eystrup -- Hoya -- Bruchhausen-Vilsen (connection to the Museum-Railway) -- Heiligenfelde -- Syke.
  •  08.09.: HERMANN-Day  - Your name is Hermann? If Yes, then get to the Museum-Railway on 8th of september. Our steam engine HERMANN invites you for a free ride. Please have your passport at hand!
  •  14./15.09.: Historical Days  - take a trip back in history.
  •  15.09.: Kaffkieker Train Rides  - tourist trains with diesel motorcars running Eystrup -- Hoya -- Bruchhausen-Vilsen (connection to the Museum-Railway) -- Heiligenfelde -- Syke.
  •  21.09.: Logo culinary train ride Oktoberfest-Express  - culinary train ride with bavarian buffet, reservation required.
  •  03.10.: "Maus"-Event  - Well known to German children is the "Maus", a cartoon mouse from a television series that explains the world in easy words. How does a steam engine work? What is the task of the fireman? Why does the conductor wear a red cap? It's time to clear up all questions about railways with explanations and guidances specially dedicated to children. There will be supporting program for the whole family and catering as well.
  •  03.10.: Kaffkieker Train Rides  - tourist trains with diesel motorcars running Eystrup -- Hoya -- Bruchhausen-Vilsen (connection to the Museum-Railway) -- Heiligenfelde -- Syke.
  •  05.10.: Lantern-Express  - departing 18.30 at Bruchhausen-Vilsen to Asendorf and back. Take a romantic rail trip through the woods at Vilser Holz in our petroleum lit carriages. Culinary delights and a welcome drink will be offered. Fare 36,- EUR, reservation required, tickets are sold in advance only via mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 04252/9300-21.
  •  06.10.: Potato-Market at Asendorf  - visit the traditional Potato-Market at Asendorf by rail.
  •  07.12.: Logo kulinarische Sonderfahrt Enten-Express  - culinary train ride with duck dinner, reservation required.
  •  All saturdays and sundays during advent: Train rides with Santa Claus.
    PDF Logo Flyer Train rides with Santa Claus 2019 - in german language (Acrobat-Reader File, 1,4 MB)