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The Wuppertal Suspension Railway

Schlossbleiche 40, 42103 Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 202 19433
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Unique experience

Considering I've seen the Skytrain and the H-bahn in the area as a little bit of pre-fun for this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
A technological miracle if you consider the time it was built

Simply stunning. When I first looked at it,it was mind blowing I have to say I got a bit dizzy... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
va l
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Schlossbleiche 40, 42103 Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 202 19433
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Considering I've seen the Skytrain and the H-bahn in the area as a little bit of pre-fun for this main attraction on my days in this wonderful area, this truely made me happy. The technology is unlike any other, the gigantic wheels on top and...More

Thank Apocalyptic6
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Simply stunning. When I first looked at it,it was mind blowing I have to say I got a bit dizzy the first few times but I got used to it..While on the train you get to view wuppertal from an amazing point of perspective I...More

Thank va l
Reviewed 1 week ago

This suspension railway is a really smart connection system. It is completely out of traffic jam, because it runs over the river throgh the city, so you can go from one side to the other side of the city in short time and with an...More

Thank Liberato75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can buy a "Tagesticket" (ticket for 1 day for 2 persons is 10 Euros). At the friendly and customer oriented tourist info you get told where to get off the "Schwebebahn" and what to visit.

Thank soinic
Reviewed 4 July 2017

There are not many Suspensions Railways in the world and the one on Wuppertal is world famous. See the architecture and get into the Story of the elephant who rode the train.

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The Wuppertal Schwebebahn, aka the Suspension Railway, is a monorail type train, only instead of riding above the single track, the Schwebebahn hangs below the track. It opened in 1901 and still serves as a useful public transportation system with approximately 85,000 riders each day....More

1  Thank EJW3
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The Schwebebahn ( floating or levitating train / railroad / tram) is a unique means of public transportation in the city of Wuppertal in the West of Germany, close to Cologne and Dusseldorf. The interesting thing is that it opened in 1901, thus being 116...More

2  Thank Wolfi8168
Reviewed 2 June 2017

First time travelling in "hanging" train wagons, worth to have a go if you are in Wuppertal. It's inexpensive and a popular way of travelling within the city. Great views. I believe they are the first ones ever on it's type.

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The thought of a hanging train never occured to me as a big thing till i saw this. Quiet well planned even for emergency situations...took ride across the city and it was a nice experience....a good experience

Thank AArunJoseph
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I returned to Wuppertal for another trip on the famous railway. The day was cool, but the memories wonderful. I first went on this bahn when I was six years old, then I took my young son back in 1994. Now the time was right...More

Thank colina982
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8 May 2017|
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Response from amungiu | Reviewed this property |
Regular. Locals use it as public transport. There's one very fancy wagon just for tourists. I think it's only running on weekends 3 times a day and needs booking in advance. The thing is shaky; even if they offered some... More
Kim M
24 May 2016|
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Response from Trolli | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kim Yes you can use your ticket on all public transport incl. Schwebebahn which is worth a ride. I have family in Wuppertal so I am there frequently and I would give Alter Markt a miss as it is not the nicest part of... More
28 March 2016|
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Response from Robertandcherry | Reviewed this property |
Get off at Wuppertal Hauptbahnhof and cross the bridge to the Schwebebahn station.Buy a VRR ticket for Stufe 2 and go on the Schwebebahn to one of the end stations(Oberbarmen or Vohwinkel).From there go to the other end... More