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The Wuppertal Suspension Railway

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A Highlight in this city you must no miss

Whenever you visit Wuppertal do not miss this spectacular and unique ride! The Schwebebahn is part... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
gerbeer
For Train lovers

Enjoy your visit to Wuppertal ant take te public train/tram over the Wupper River. Go from the... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Olaf L
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Suspension railway closed down The Suspension railway is closed down temporary. Please use the „SchwebebahnExpress“ for your ride between Vohwinkel and Oberbarmen. The replacement transport stops at immediate proximity to the stations. At central...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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42103 Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whenever you visit Wuppertal do not miss this spectacular and unique ride! The Schwebebahn is part of the public transportation system and therefore relatively cheap. Excepcially children like the ride above the river Wupper. You will not find anything similar anyplace else.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gerbeer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Due to damages of to tracks the monorail is out of order. As we heard until middle of 2019. its a pity because we came here with children to make a ride

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Enjoy your visit to Wuppertal ant take te public train/tram over the Wupper River. Go from the start station to the end and back. Enjoy the Scenery en Technic.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Olaf L
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

This is just a heads up. Gutted - visited on the 8th December only to find out that it's been closed from mid November due to an incident with the track. Not sure when it will back up and running. Worth checking before hand if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
6  Thank grahamwM9116QC
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

An experience everyone should have done! Tickets are mid-range; little feeling like roller coaster; beautiful view.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is fun , efficient and a great way to see the city ! You get everywhere you want without any delays.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AndreaGlogasa
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We came here solely to ride the train and it’s great! Very frequent and efficient giving a great overview of Wuppertal A must for transport geeks 😎

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 573leee
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

I don't normally like zoos but this place had large enclosures and they used the space well. The animals all seemed happy and well cared for. Lots of information about each animal. Good eating facilities and great value for money.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jane C
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The suspension monorail (the "Schwebebahn") with its swift train service is not only a landmark and historical monument but has been Wuppertal's indispensable means of transport since its inauguration in 1901. 85,000 passengers use it daily to travel through the city without the problems of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Panioann77
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The Wuppertal Suspension Railway - or the Schwebebahn - is the key transport operation in this small German city, but whilst it may look small, and perhaps "quaint" it is a great way of getting around Wuppertal. As a first time user of the railway...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GWR_Jason
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sophiaang
9 July 2018|
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Response from Trevor D | Reviewed this property |
Not that I was aware of. Bear in mind that this is an urban railway for short distance commuting so I doubt there will be any. however the main line Deutschebahn Wuppertal Station is 200m away. This was being renovated when... More
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mallard22
12 June 2018|
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Response from Ena1971 | Reviewed this property |
You can get an audio guide in English language: You find it on the homepage of Wuppertal and Tourismus (tourism)
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Schwanheimer
7 April 2018|
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Response from JERSEYGROWN | Reviewed this property |
I wondered this also because I had luggage. Every station stop had two ways of reaching and exiting the railway platforms. 1. A set of steps rather high in some cases, 2. Also an elevator / lift that a person in a... More
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